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Cluster Munitions

Volume 406: debated on Thursday 5 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many cluster munitions have been used in Iraq by the (a) United States and (b) United Kingdom armed forces. [116815]

As at 28 May 2003, British forces have used in the region of 66 air delivered cluster bombs and in the region of 2,000 extended range bomblet shells in Iraq. We do not comment on the number of munitions used by other nations.