§ Mr. Rogers
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether he has any plans to cut the air sea rescue flight at Royal Air Force Brawdy; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Freeman
The provision of military helicopters for search and rescue is currently under consideration by my Department in conjunction with the Department of Transport. No fnal decisions have been made. Any significant change to the current arrangements will be announced in the House at the appropriate time.