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Nato (Northern Region)

Volume 84: debated on Tuesday 22 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement concerning United Kingdom forces in the northern region.

NATO's northern flank is of vital importance to the integrity of the Alliance and to the conduct of maritime operations, as well as to the defence of the United Kingdom itself. We therefore commit substantial resources to the defence of the region, details of which are given in paragraphs 430 and 431 of the Statement on the Defence Estimates 1985.