To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what communication Ministers in his Department have had with personnel under investigation as part of Operation Northmoor in relation to the conclusion of that investigation.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
26 June 2020
On 15 July 2019, following consultation with the Director of Service Prosecutions and with the concurrence of the independent persons providing external assurance, the then Provost Marshal (Army) exercised his right as an independent authority to conclude the investigation phase of Operation Northmoor.
In line with normal Service Police practice, anyone interviewed under caution and any affected units were notified, once appropriate, that they would not be referred to prosecutors.