HC Deb 02 November 1987 vol 121 c595W
Mr. Terry Fields

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what preparations have been made for specialist British troops to be used in a supportive capacity for a possible United States land operation in the Gulf region; what specialist training such British forces have received; in what circumstances their troops will be used; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Ian Stewart

No preparations have been made for participation by specialist British troops in any such operation.