HC Deb 08 December 2003 vol 415 cc275-6W
Mr. Soames

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many British service personnel are deployed or stationed in(a) Germany, (b) Northern Ireland. (c) Bosnia, (d) Kosovo, (e) Cyprus, (f) Sierra Leone, (g) Afghanistan, (h) the Gulf region, (i) Turkey, (j) Gibraltar, (k) Belize, (l) Kenya, (m) Brunei, (n) Canada, (o) the Falklands and (p) Macedonia. [140682]

Mr. Ingram

As at the end of November 2003, the approximate number of British service personnel deployed or stationed in the locations specified are shown as follows:

Germany 15,200
Northern Ireland 13,800
Bosnia 1,200
Kosovo 340
Cyprus 3,900
Sierra Leone 120
Afghanistan 330
The Gulf region 9,200
Turkey 20
Gibraltar 410
Belize 30
Kenya 70
Brunei 1,100
Canada 270
The Falklands 1,200
Macedonia 20