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Armed Forces: Culture

Volume 464: debated on Monday 8 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what resources his Department provides for the cultural education of personnel when deployed overseas. (154231)

Cultural awareness training is an integral part of pre-deployment training for all personnel undertaking overseas operations. In mature theatres cultural awareness training is continued through education centres. Additionally, literature is available via a number of internal websites, and units are provided with material in CD and DVD formats to widen accessibility.