HL Deb 21 March 1984 vol 449 c1362WA
Lord Kennet

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What information is available to them about the responsibilities of the Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, for United States forces operating outside the NATO area.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Armed Forces (Lord Trefgarne)

The Supreme Allied Commander Europe is a major NATO commander. In that capacity he has no responsibility for forces operating beyond the NATO area.