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Syria: Military Intervention

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL6879, tabled on 16 April 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 8 March (HL5782), how they reconcile the statement that “our military role in the Global Coalition is limited to air strikes” with the presence of a British soldier in Syria who was killed by a roadside bomb in Manbij on 29 March.

Answered on

26 April 2018

Sergeant Tonroe, who was killed on 29 March 2018, was embedded with US forces on a counter-Daesh operation.