HC Deb 17 March 2003 vol 401 cc529-30W
Mr. Laws

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many sets of sand goggles have been sent to troops serving in the Gulf; and if he will make a statement. [103018]

Mr. Ingram

25,000 pairs of desert goggles have been ordered to meet the requirements of troops deployed to Kuwait with 21,380 pairs having so far been issued. Sufficient stocks of the full desert ensemble have been ordered to meet requirements.

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