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Gulf War

Volume 406: debated on Friday 23 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when the appraisal of kit performance in the Gulf War will be published. [115594]

The Ministry of Defence is presently conducting an assessment, to capture and analyse the lessons from the operations in Iraq. It is expected that a final report of the operation will be published by the end of 2003.

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether any individuals detained by British forces in the Gulf are not being held under the terms of the Geneva Convention. [109157]

No. All Iraqi citizens captured by United Kingdom forces are being held under the authority of, and in accordance with, the terms of the Geneva Conventions.