HC Deb 19 September 2002 vol 390 c309W
Mr. Randall

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many British service personnel are serving in FYR Macedonia. [70691]

Mr. Ingram

There are 35 United Kingdom service personnel presently deployed to Macedonia.

Three UK service personnel are seconded to the Macedonian Ministry of Defence; two as Defence Advisors and one as a Training Advisor. Three UK service personnel are deployed to Macedonia as part of the British Military Advisory and Training Team supplying low-level counter-insurgency training. The remaining 29 are deployed to Macedonia to provide support to NATO and UK forces in the Balkans.