HC Deb 10 February 1967 vol 740 c397W
Mr. Wall

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what consultations took place with the United Kingdom's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies before the announcement of the proposed defence cuts in Malta; and whether these cuts were agreed.

Mr. Healey

Following established procedures and in advance of public announcements, our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have been kept in formed of our intentions regarding forces available to the Alliance. In accordance with N.A.T.O. procedures, any views expressed by our allies will be considered before decisions are implemented.