§ Mr. David Atkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, further to his answer to the hon. Member for Corby (Mr. Powell) of 22 April,Official Report, column 191, if he will estimate the total number of serving personnel together with members of their families in (a) Germany, (b) Poland, (c) Lithuania, (d) Latvia, (e) Estonia; (f) Georgia and (g) Moldavia; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Archie Hamilton
In addition to the numbers of Russian military personnel stationed in Germany, Poland, the Baltic Republic and Georgia I gave in my answer to my hon. Friend the Member for Corby (Mr. Powell) on 22 April,Official Report, column 191, there are some 9,000 personnel stationed in Moldavia. The number of family members will be in proportion to the size of the forces, but it is not possible to provide an accurate estimate.