§ Mr. Sarwar
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many British armed forces personnel are stationed in Iraq from(a) regular and (b) reserve forces. 
§ Mr. Caplin
As at 24 June, there were 10,250 personnel deployed in Iraq, of whom approximately 1,400 were members of the Reserve Forces.
§ Mr. Ingram
[holding answer 24 June 2003]British forces deployed on operations in Iraq are provided with guidance for working in extreme temperatures. Acclimatisation and a sensible approach to the working environment mean that personnel can operate effectively. Most of the United Kingdom forces' equipment is capable of operating in high temperatures. However, a number of enhancements have been made to ensure that operational effectiveness is not degraded.
§ Mr. Jim Cunningham
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the findings of the investigation into the mobile laboratories in Iraq.