§ Mr. Trotter
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer of 11 February,Official Report, column 517, if he will place in the Library a list of the further service attaché and dedicated support staff posts cut since February; what plans he has to make further reductions in the Attaché Corps; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Hanley
A table showing the number, location, service and rank of service attachés, defence advisers and support staff cut since 1 February 1994 is being placed in the Library of the House. The size and shape of the Attaché Corps is kept under review by my Department and further reductions will be made should it be necessary to do so.