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Territorial Army: Training

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 14 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of the effects on the deployability of the Territorial Army of the limitation on man training days. (292125)

[holding answer 12 October 2009]: The Army is on a campaign footing with activity focused on support to current operations.

Man training days are being prioritized to ensure that mobilised TA personnel continue to be properly prepared for their operational roles, prior to deploying alongside their regular counterparts.