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Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 4 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what his plans for the future of the Gurkha regiments are. (254133)

The Brigade of Gurkhas provides a key element of the British Army, fulfilling a number of roles, including infantry, engineers, signals and logistics. These roles were confirmed as part of the Future Army Structure review in 2004 and there are no plans to change them.