§ Mr. Menzies Campbell
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many planned exercises involving(a) the Royal Navy, (b) the Army, (c) the RAF and (d) reserve forces were cancelled or went ahead without UK involvement in each of the years 1996 to 1999 indicating in each case (i) the name of the planned exercise, (ii) the estimated cost of each planned exercise to his Department had UK forces taken part, (iii) the actual cost after cancellation and (iv) the reason for cancellation; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Spellar
I will write to the right hon. and learned Member and a copy of my letter will be placed in the Library of the House.