§ Mr. Key
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence following the Strategic Defence Review, the withdrawal of troops from Germany and the creation of a sixth new AS 90 regiment, what options for new facilities in Wiltshire(a) he and (b) his Department have assessed; and when he expects to make a decision. 
§ Mr. Doug Henderson
[holding answer 19 October 1998]: My Department is in the process of assessing a range of options for the basing of newly created units, and units which will be relocated from Germany following the Strategic Defence Review. Decisions will be announced as soon as possible.