§ Mr. Ainger
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what military units are currently based at RAF Chivenor; and what plans there are to transfer other military units to the base. 
§ Mr. Spellar
Chivenor became an establishment of the Royal Marines Command within the organisation of Commander-in-Chief Fleet in Autumn 1995. The units based at RM Barracks Chivenor are: The Commando Logistic Regiment Royal Marines; 59 Independent Commando Squadron Royal Engineers; the Squadron Headquarters and "A" Flight of 22 (Search and Rescue) Squadron RAF; and 642 Volunteer Glider School RAF. There are no current plans to transfer other military units to the base.