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United States-United Kingdom Lines Of Communication Agreement

Volume 86: debated on Monday 11 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if the costs of implementing a United States-United Kingdom lines of communication agreement will fall on the United Kingdom.

No, except for the provision of surplus land and buildings belonging to the Government of the United Kingdom which are provided rent free.

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if working parties have been established to develop plans to implement the United States-United Kingdom lines of communication agreement; and how many major plans and subsidiary technical understandings have been agreed to.

Working groups to implement the US-UK lines of communication arrangement have been in existence for many years. Fifteen plans under the arrangement have been agreed to date.