§ Harry Cohen
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the occasions in the last five years when British forces have been involved in training exercises with Israeli forces; and what the purpose was of each of these exercises. 
§ Mr. Ingram
There have been no bilateral training exercises between the British and Israeli armed forces in the last five years. The RAF has participated in exercises in the United States at which the Israeli Air Force among other nations have at times been involved. The purpose of such exercises is to maintain operational effectiveness.