HC Deb 25 April 1988 vol 132 c43W
Ms. Ruddock

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster in what way his Department will participate in any or all of the military home defence exercises Eastern Shield, Capital Guard, Drake's Drum, Autumn Tiger, Northern Crusade, Western Encounter, Triple Crown and Strong Link due to take place in September and October 1988; how many staff are allocated to this task; how much such participation is estimated to cost; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Butcher

The Department is not involved in any of these exercises.