HC Deb 03 May 1991 vol 190 c344W
Mr. Brazier

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence further to his answer of 29 April,Official Report, columns 35–36, if he will list in the Official Report, for each of the armed forces, the number of (a) male officers, (b) female officers, (c) service men and (d) service women, who have taken premature voluntary release in each quarter since January 1989.

Mr. Kenneth Carlisle

No premature voluntary release, PVR, figures for females are available at present. The remainder of the information requested is as follows:

Mr. Flynn

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of defensive measures to protect soldiers under attack from fuel air explosive weapons.

Mr. Kenneth Carlisle

Fuel air weapons, FAE, are but one of a range of threats which are routinely examined when considering defensive measures for the British soldiers.