HC Deb 26 July 1999 vol 336 c52W
Mr. Steinberg

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many British troops(a) are serving with NATO and (b) are involved in peacekeeping operations. [90983]

Mr. George Robertson

Some 16,300 UK Service personnel are currently serving with NATO, either in support of NATO operations in Kosovo, Albania and Bosnia, or in Headquarters appointments. Just over 300 are deployed in support of the UN's peacekeeping operation in Cyprus.