asked Her Majesty's Government:
What plans they have for the future of the Ministry of Defence Police, following the privatisation of the Ordnance factories and depots.
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Armed Forces (Lord Trefgarne)
This matter has been under consideration as a result of the House of Commons Defence Committee's examination and report on thePhysical Security of Military Installations in the United Kingdom. The Government's response to this report will be made available early in the New Year.