§ Dr. Lynne Jones
To ask the Secretary of state for Defence if he will list the number of British troops in the various countries where they are stationed. 
§ Mr. Soames
The number of british Army troops stationed at permanent overseas garrisons is as follows: 29W
Number Germany 26,500 Hong Kong 2,600 Brunei 680 Cyprus 2,700 Falkland Islands 300 Gibraltar 60
In addition, about 74,000 Army troops are stationed in the United Kingdom.
Officers and soldiers from these permanent garrisons are deployed on short-term operational and other tours in a further 77 countries including as defence and military attachés.