§ Mr. Corbyn
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the current location, by country and as between the United Kingdom, the United Nations and NATO Command, of all personnel in(a) the Army, (b) the Navy and (c) the Air Force.
§ Mr. Hanley
[holding answer 14 March 1994]: The table lists the locations of British armed forces personnel as at 14 March 1994:
British Armed Forces Deployments by Location Armed Forces deployments (as at 14 March 1994) (a) Army (b) Royal Navy/Royal Marines (c) Royal Air Force Ascension Island * Baltic Sea * Belize * * Brunei * Canada * * Caribbean * Central Atlantic * * Channel * * Cyprus3 1* * * Denmark * Diego Garcia * Eastern Atlantic and North Sea * * Falkland Islands * * * Germany * * Gibraltar * * * Great Britain * * * Gulf 1* * * Hong Kong * * * Kenya * Malaysia * Mediterranean Sea * Northern Ireland * * * Norway/Norwegian Sea * * * North Sea 2* Sardinia * Italy4 * South Atlantic (Antarctic) * * Turkey * USA * Western Atlantic * Former Republic of Yugoslavia 1* 12* 12*
1 Forces deployed on United Nations operations
2 Forces deployed on NATO operations
3 Elements of the British Army presence are deployed in support of United Nations peacekeeping operations (UNFICYP).
4 RAF deployment in support of UNPROFOR/United Nations Security Council resolutions is under "Former Republic of Yugoslavia".
1 and 2 can apply simultaneously to a deployment in support of both NATO and United Nations operations. Eg: elements of the Royal Navy are deployed in the Adriatic both in support of United Nations operations 658W in the former Yugoslavia and as part of NATO/WEU operation SHARP GUARD.
Loan Service Personnel and Training Teams are not included.