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Troop Relocations

Volume 461: debated on Monday 18 June 2007

19. To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what plans he has for the relocation of Army personnel from Germany. (142928)

As part of the Future Army Structures, I can confirm that the transition of 4th Armoured Brigade into 4th Mechanized Brigade has been made and the unit continues to train and equip for its new role. 4th Mechanized Brigade will move from Osnabrück to Catterick during 2008-09.

In addition the BORONA Programme is currently assessing a number of possible UK locations for elements of the British Army's Germany-based units. No decisions have yet been taken.