HC Deb 09 February 2004 vol 417 cc1184-5W
Mr. Wiggin

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many(a) regiments based in Wales were deployed in Iraq and (b) soldiers from Welsh battalions are stationed in Iraq. [151741]

Mr. Ingram

The only regiment currently based in Wales to have deployed to Iraq is the 14th Signal Regiment.

Approximately 480 soldiers from the 1st Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Wales and approximately 30 territorial army soldiers from the Royal Welch Regiment, are currently deployed on Operation Telic.