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Armed Forces: Dorset

Volume 477: debated on Thursday 19 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence which military units of company strength or larger are based (a) temporarily and (b) permanently in the county of Dorset. (212467)

The following military units of company strength, and above, are based in Dorset:

Serial

Unit

Location

1

‘A’ Squadron Royal Wessex Yeomanry

Bovington

2

233 Transport Squadron, 155 Transport Regiment (V)

Poole

3

Defence College of Command and Information Systems

Blandford

4

Royal School of Signals

Blandford

5

11 Signal Regiment

Blandford

6

HQ Blandford Garrison

Blandford

7

HQ Signal Officer in Chief

Blandford

8

Defence Fuels Group and School of Petroleum

Wimbourne

9

HQ Bovington Garrison

Bovington

10

HQ Armoured Centre and Royal Armoured Corps Training Centre

Bovington

11

Gunnery School and HQ Lulworth Station

Wareham

12

Armoured Support Company (Royal Marines unit)

Bovington

13

1 Assault Group Royal Marines

Poole

14

Detachment Royal Marines Reserve

Poole

All the units listed are permanently based at the locations shown.