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Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 11 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the number of shots fired by the armed forces in Helmand province in (a) 2006 and (b) 2007; and how many shots were fired in the latest period for which figures are available. (249208)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many rounds of ammunition have been discharged by British forces in Afghanistan in each rotation since 2006. (251707)

Officials are collating and validating the data needed and this is taking longer than anticipated. I will write to the hon. Members when this work is complete and place a copy of my letter in the Library of the House.