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Afghanistan: Military Aid

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will increase the strength of the Royal Military Police to meet demands to recruit and train the Afghan National Police. (291515)

The Royal Military Police currently provide six teams to train Afghan National Police in Helmand; we keep the size and number of these teams under review. We have no current plans to increase the size of the Royal Military Police in order to recruit and train the Afghan National Police.