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Baor Reorganisation

Volume 892: debated on Tuesday 13 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the basis of his conclusion that the proposed reorganisation of the command structure in BAOR will increase effectiveness.

By eliminating the brigade level of command and concentrating certain specialist and logistic functions we shall improve the teeth to tail and man to weapon ratios throughout the Army, whilst reducing overheads and improving combat capability. The proposed organisation is still subject to trial and evaluation but we are confident of the outcome.