§ Mr. Wilkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what total expenditure his Department has incurred to date in the payment of claims for compensation by service women required to leave the armed forces on grounds of pregnancy. 
§ Mr. Doug Henderson
I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave on 10 December 1998,Official Report, column 257 to the hon. Member for New Forest, West (Mr. Swayne).