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Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations

Volume 475: debated on Wednesday 14 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 7 May 2008, Official Report, column 831W, on Afghanistan: peacekeeping operations, what mechanisms are in place to ensure that unauthorised items are not posted by service personnel from the theatre of operations to the United Kingdom. (205123)

All mail is scanned before dispatch from Theatre. All prohibited items are removed and returned to the Theatre Distribution Office for investigation.