§ Mr. David Clark
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what changes in his policy over the last three years have resulted from his "Options for Change" study; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Archie Hamilton
Plans for restructuring Britain's armed forces were set out in detail in both the 1991 Statement on the Defence Estimates, "Britain's Defence for the 90s" (Cm. 1559-I), and "Britain's Army for the 90s" (Cm. 1595). These were updated in the 1992 statement (Cm. 1981), and have since been supplemented by a number of public announcements, including my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Defence's statement on 3 February 1992,Official Report, columns 319–28, about Army manpower.