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Armed Forces: Chief of the General Staff

Volume 712: debated on Monday 5 October 2009

Answers received between Monday 7 September and Monday 14 September 2009


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To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations the Ministry of Defence received for additional helicopters in Afghanistan from the Chief of the General Staff prior to June; and what were the responses. [HL5183]

Decisions on resources required by UK forces in Afghanistan are taken by the military command structure in theatre supported by the Permanent Joint Headquarters (PJHQ) in the United Kingdom. Ministers are kept both fully informed and briefed on all key operational decisions.