HC Deb 12 February 1990 vol 167 c116W
Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what closures of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation or United States bases have been notified to him this year.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

In the United Kingdom the United States authorities have announced, after consultation with the United Kingdom Government, that RAF Wethersfield is to be returned to the Ministry of Defence by June 1991, RAF Greenham Common will revert to standby status on the departure of the remaining cruise missiles in May 1991 and RAF Fairford will become a standby base in October this year.