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Afghanistan: Army Training

Volume 699: debated on Monday 18 February 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will ensure that no British Army infantry or support units will be sent to combat zones in Afghanistan unless they have been through the full training for new recruits or transferees from other units. [HL1705]

There is no question of the British Army compromising on the high quality of training it provides either to recruits or to units preparing for operations.