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Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of the security situation in Helmand province in Afghanistan since October. (110368)

The security situation in Helmand remains stable. October and November saw a significant decrease in the number of contacts between UK troops and opposition forces compared with previous months although the number of engagements with the Taliban has increased recently.