HC Deb 26 July 1999 vol 336 c56W
Mr. Baker

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list all current bilateral agreements between the United Kingdom and the United States affecting RAF Menwith Hill. [92943]

Mr. Doug Henderson

The presence of the United States Visiting Forces at RAF Menwith Hill is governed by the NATO Status of Forces Agreement of 1951 and other arrangements appropriate to the relationship which exists between the governments of the United Kingdom and United States for the purposes of our common defence. These arrangements are confidential and are withheld under exemption 1 of the Code of Practice on Access to Government Information relating to defence, security and international relations.