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Interpreters

Volume 449: debated on Wednesday 19 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many interpreters are employed by the UK military in (a) Iraq and (b) Afghanistan. (85018)

As at 1 July 2006, the UK military employed 476 interpreters in Iraq (of which 116 are administered on behalf of Australian forces) and 156 interpreters in Afghanistan.