§ 16. Mr. Salmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent representations he has received about the ability of existing regiments and battalions to meet all current international commitments; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Hanley
I have received a number of representations from hon. Members and their constituents. The108W Government's position is set out in its response to the Defence Committee's Second Report, Session 1992–93, on "Britain's Army for the 90s", which the Committee published on 16 June.