HC Deb 22 June 1993 vol 227 c108W
18. Sir Michael Neubert

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many armed forces personnel are currently serving on duty outside the United Kingdom; and in which principal locations.

Mr. Hanley

On 1 April 1993, the number of United Kingdom regular forces serving overseas was 70,436. The main locations were:

  • Continental Europe (including former Yugoslavia)
  • Cyprus
  • Elsewhere in the Mediterranean, near east and Gulf
  • Hong Kong
  • Elsewhere in the far east
  • and Gibraltar.

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