HC Deb 28 March 2003 vol 402 c409W
Mr. Rosindell

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what use is being made of the British military base on Gibraltar in connection with the crisis in Iraq. [105247]

Mr. Ingram

I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave on 24 March 2003,Official Report, column 12W, to my hon. Friend the Member for Chorley (Mr. Hoyle).

Mr. Jenkin

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what(a) staff and (b) funds will be under the control of his Department for post-conflict civil and military projects in Iraq; and if they will be at the disposal of any UK peacekeeping forces that may be established. [104033]

Mr. Ingram

Officials from the Ministry of Defence and the Department for International Development are currently discussing these matters. The precise scale of the task and the extent of the Armed Forces' responsibilities following operations in Iraq is being refined as this campaign develops.