HC Deb 12 October 1976 vol 917 c90W
19. Mr. Younger

asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will make a statement on the progress he is making towards changing the command structure in BAOR.

Mr. Robert C. Brown

Reorganisation in BAOR is proceeding according to plan. The first major steps, involving the restructuring of 4th Guards Brigade and 12 Mechanised Brigade and the creation of 2nd Armoured Division, are now taking place.

24. Mr. Sillars

asked the Secretary of State for Defence when he next expects to discuss with NATO the rôle of British ground forces in West Germany.

Mr. Mulley

I have at present no plans to do so.

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