§ 30. Mr. Ashton
asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he intends to alter the regulations regarding courts martial following the acquittal of the Cyprus airmen.
§ 41. Mr. Loyden
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he has any plans to review the courts martial procedure.558W
§ Mr. Stanley
I cannot anticipate the outcome of the inquiry being conducted by Mr. David Calcutt, QC or of my right hon. Friend's consideration of Mr. Calcutt's report.
Regarding courts martial, I refer the hon. Member to what I said on this matter in the Second Reading debate of the Armed Forces Bill on 21 November at column 439.