§ Mr. Nigel Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many Suez Canal Zone clasps have been awarded to people who served in the Zone with the Royal Signals; and whether applications for the clasps first submitted in November 2003 are being dealt with. 
§ Mr. Caplin
I refer the hon. Gentlemen to the answer I gave to the House on 19 July 2004,Official Report , columns 1–3, to my hon. Friend the Member for Nottingham, North (Mr. Allen).