HC Deb 04 November 2002 vol 392 c63W
Mr. Peter Duncan

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many complaints have been received from residents of Dumfries and Galloway by his Department in respect of low flying sorties by the RAF in each of the last five years. [78737]

Dr. Moonie

The number of complaints recorded by the Ministry of Defence Low Flying Complaints and Enquiries Unit over the last five years, from residents of Dumfries and Galloway, is shown in the table.

Number of complaints recorded
Calendar year
1997 184
1998 177
1999 192
Training year1
1999–2000 197
2000–01 156
2001–02 161
1 From 1999, recorded by training year from I April to 31 March.