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Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe

Volume 300: debated on Wednesday 12 November 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list by appointment the selection committee for nominating the 4 star general for the post of Deputy SACEUR. [15331]

A candidate for the 4 star NATO post of Deputy SACEUR is nominated by the Senior Appointments Committee, which comprises the Chief and Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, and the Chiefs of the Naval, General and Air Staffs.

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will name those British officers who have held the post of Deputy SACEUR and who have (a) subsequently served on the Army Board and (b) become Chief of the General Staff. [15330]