HC Deb 03 December 1993 vol 233 cc792-3W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the locations and dates where radar surveillance of transit areas has been carried out during the last five years; and what are the current requirements before his Ministry carries out such operations.

Mr. Hanley

Locations for Skyguard low-flying monitoring are decided having regard to a number of factors, including exercise activity and reports of disturbance. Priority is given to locations where flying down to 250 ft may take place. There have been no deployments to monitor low flying in transit areas during the last five years.