HC Deb 08 July 1981 vol 8 cc153-4W
Mr. Trippier

asked the Secretary of State for Defence to what extent countries that receive British military assistance in the form of training and advisory visits are also purchasing British equipment for their forces.

Mr. Pattie

During 1980 training and military assistance were provided to 86 countries. Sales of British equipment were made to 62 countries, of which 55 were the recipients either of training or military assistance.