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Military Bases: Brecon

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 53059, tabled on 15 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of closing the barracks at Brecon before the assessment which led to the decision announced on 7 November 2016 during the last 10 years.

Answered on

18 November 2016

"A Better Defence Estate" is a military led review that has been under formulation since the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). The strategy has been has been developed with military advice from the Front Line Commands to enable infrastructure that is affordable and optimised to support capabilities, outputs and communities both now and in the future. There has been no previous assessment of Brecon Barracks.

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