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Territorial Waters: Iran

Volume 461: debated on Monday 4 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether the two inquiries he initiated on 16 April following the seizure of Royal Navy and Royal Marine personnel by the Iranian authorities on 23 March have been completed. (138010)

Lieutenant-General Fulton has completed his report into the operational issues and has presented it to the Chief of the Defence Staff, who is considering it. The review into media access being led by Tony Hall is due to be completed shortly.

I expect an announcement on both to be made to Parliament later this month.