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Raf Cottesmore

Volume 890: debated on Monday 14 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence to which bases it is proposed to move the quadrons at RAF Cottesmore; and what are his future plans for this base.

We plan to redeploy one of the Canberra squadrons currently located at RAF Cottesmore to RAF Wyton; the location of the remaining aircraft has yet to be decided. It is proposed that RAF Cottesmore will then be reduced to a care and maintenance basis for a period, after which it would be reopened to accommodate another task.