§ Sir Michael Neubert
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many armed forces personnel are currently deployed(a) offshore and (b) on shore in the former Yugoslavia.
§ Mr. Hanley
There are currently some 3,000 British armed forces personnel deployed offshore and some 3,300 onshore in the former Yugoslavia. The first figure includes some 600 RAF personnel, based in Italy, in support of operations in theatre.