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Armed Forces: Languages

Volume 489: debated on Thursday 19 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) Farsi or Dari, (b) Arabic, (c) Urdu and (d) Pashto speaking British military personnel are serving in the British armed forces. (258873)

Information on the languages spoken by British military personnel is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.