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Mr. Heathcoat-Amory [holding answer 30 October 1995]: EC legislation existing prior to our accession set out the legal basis for Customs duties. The treaty of accession of the United Kingdom to the European Community and the European Communities Act 1972--specifically section 5--both of which were approved by Parliament, give the legal basis for the adoption, by the United Kingdom, of the EC common customs tariff. Accordingly, since 1 January 1974 the UK tariff has incorporated the EC common customs tariff, including
Column 149specific duty rates expressed in European units of account, now termed European currency units. There are a number of other items throughout the tariff which also attract specific duties expressed in ecus. The ecu rate for wine is governed by a monthly industrial ecu conversion rate published in the EC Official Journal C series at the end of the month and applicable for the whole of the following month.
Mr. Heathcoat-Amory [holding answer 30 October 1995]: We have no knowledge of any proposals to extend the ecu basis for import tariff items. However, it should be noted that there are currently a number of other items throughout the tariff which also attract specific duties expressed in ecus.
Mr. Bayley: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) if he will estimate the impact on (a) public expenditure and (b) the public sector borrowing requirement of selling outstanding debt to the national loans fund held by (i) the Housing Corporation, (ii) the Civil Aviation Authority, (iii) British Rail, (iv) Scottish Homes and (v) new towns development corporations and commission;  (2) if he will list and give the face value of outstanding loans to the national loans fund which if sold would have an effect on (a) public expenditure and (b) the public sector borrowing requirement. 
If a nationalised industry or other public corporation repays an NLF loan, the effect is to reduce general Government expenditure. There will be a similar effect on the PSBR except in so far as the corporation offsets this by taking out other loans or running down its deposits.
If a private sector body repays an NLF loan, that will reduce general Government expenditure and the PSBR.
If a local authority or central Government body repays a loan to the NLF there is no effect on the general Government expenditure or the PSBR because the transaction is internal to the Government sector.
Loans from national loans fund: advances outstanding at 30 October 1995 |Advances |outstanding at 31 |October 1995 |£ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Loans to nationalised industries British Rail |722,916,667 British Waterways Board |17,186,000 Civil Aviation Authority |453,452,971 Scottish Nuclear Ltd. |192,665,347 Railtrack |1,247,335,619 Total loans to nationalised industries |2,633,556,604 Loans to other public corporations Crown agents |1,924,650 Development Board for Rural Wales |8,445,937 Land Authority for Wales |3,227,500 New Towns-Development Corporations and Commission |893,317,145 Scottish Enterprise |949,403 Scottish Homes |395,690,863 UK Atomic Energy Authority |138,666,667 Welsh Development Agency |1,002,737 Total loans to other public corporations |1,443,224,902 Loans to local authorities |40,725,747,490 Loans to the private sector Harbour authorities |733,280 Housing associations |13,003,056 Total loans to the private sector |13,736,336 Loans within central Government Central Office of Information |381,820 Housing Corporation (England) |752,288,998 Housing for Wales |59,071,733 Married quarters for Armed Forces |64,322,214 Northern Ireland |1,642,604,612 Total loans within central Government |2,518,669,377 Total |47,334,934,709
Mr. Nigel Griffiths: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish revenue costs of reducing the rate of advance corporation tax and tax on dividends to (a) 17.5 per cent., (b) 15 per cent., (c) 12.5 per cent. and (d) 10 per cent. in a full year and of reducing the lower rate of tax to the same rates on the first (i) £1,000, (ii) £2,000 and (iii) £3,000 of rateable income, retaining any balance of £3,200 at the 20 per cent. rate. 
Mr. Jack: The direct revenue effects of reducing the rate of advance corporation tax from 20 per cent. and the income tax charge on dividends from the lower rate of 20 per cent. to the specified levels are shown in the table. Estimates of the variation in revenue effects over the specified range of income tax rates and bands of taxable income are also given. Further information could be supplied only at disproportionate cost. The estimates take no account of possible behavioural effects which could be significant.
Direct revenue effects (£ billion, cost (-)/yield ( +)) at 1996-97 forecast income levels<1> ACT rate and tax rate on dividends (Per |Net revenue cent.) |effect<2> --------------------------------------------------- 17.5 |+0.7 15 |+1.4 12.5 |+2.1 10 |+2.7 <>Notes: <1>Based on the 1995 summer economic forecast. <2>Assuming that the fall in ACT yield would be offset by higher payments of mainstream corporation tax.
Income tax lower Band of taxable income rate (Per cent.)<1> |£1,000 |£3,000 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 17.5 |-0.6 |-1.8 10 |-2.5 |-7.0 <1>Costs include consequential effects on capital gains tax and exclude the effects of corresponding changes in the rate of ACT and the basic tax rate on individuals.
Mr. Nigel Griffiths: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many additional people will pay tax at the higher rate if the basic rate upper limit is not raised in line with indexation in 1996 97; and what will be the average loss per taxpayer. 
Mr. Jack: About 200,000 taxpayers would be brought into higher rate tax. The average additional income tax liability compared with indexation for the 2.4 million taxpayers affected would be about £145.
Mr. Griffiths: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the revenue cost or yield in 1995 96 and in a full year of the introduction of a minimum tax rate of (a) 15 per cent., (b) 20 per cent., (c) 25 per cent., (d) 30 per cent., (e) 35 per cent., (f) 40 per cent., (g) 45 per cent., (h) 50 per cent. and (i) 55 per cent. on gross incomes of over (i) £50,000, (ii) £70,000, (iii) £80,000, (iv) £90,000, (v) £100,000, (vi) £110,000, (vii) £120, 000 (viii) £130,000, (ix) £140,000 and (x) £150,000. 
Mr. Jack: The table gives available estimates showing the variation in revenue yields over the specified ranges of tax rates and thresholds of gross incomes up to £100,000. Reliable estimates are not available for higher thresholds of gross income.
Full year revenue yield at 1995-96 levels. Rate of minimum tax £ million Gross income |15 per cent.|35 per cent.|55 per cent. ------------------------------------------------------------------ Over £50,000 |10 |1,860 |11,800 Over £70,000 |5 |710 |7,230 Over £100,000 |5 |280 |4,610
The estimates do not take account of any behavioural effects which might result from the introduction of the new arrangements.
Mr. Nigel Griffiths: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) if he will estimate the numbers of people in the United Kingdom in 1995 96 with gross and taxable incomes of (a) more than £100,000, (b) more than £150,000, (c) more than £200,000, (d) more than
Column 152£300,000, (e) more than £400,000 and (f) more than £500, 000. 
(2) if he will list the total gross income and total income tax liability of taxpayers falling in the bands (a) £20,000 £30,000, (b) £30,000 £40,000 and so on in £10,000 bands up to £130,000, specifying in each case the number of taxpayers falling in each band. 
Mr. Jack: Available estimates are given in the table. It is not possible to provide reliable estimates for the specified bands of income above £100,000, nor is its possible to incorporate the detailed effect of mortgage interest relief which, in total, reduces income tax liability by £1.1 billion for taxpayers included in the table.
|Gross |Income tax |Number of 1995-96 |income<1> |liability<2>|taxpayers £ |£ millions |£ millions |(thousands) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 20,000 to 30,000 |89,600 |16,800 |3,700 30,000 to 40,000 |38,200 |8,500 |1,100 40,000 to 50,000 |18,700 |4,770 |420 50,000 to 60,000 |10,600 |2,950 |200 60,000 to 70,000 |6,650 |1,950 |100 70,000 to 80,000 |4,950 |1,500 |70 80,000 to 90,000 |3,470 |1,090 |40 90,000 to 100,000 |2,470 |790 |30 100,000+ |23,200 |8,130 |120 <1>Gross income is defined as total income for income tax purposes. It excludes income from certain social security benefits and some investment income such as National Savings Certificates. <2>Not taking account of mortgage interest relief.
Mr. Nigel Griffiths: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are his projections for the total income and total income tax and national insurance liability of the top 1 per cent. of taxpayers and all taxpayers in 1996 97, based on the indexed 1995 96 regime, giving the amount by which tax and national insurance have changed when compared with the indexed regimes of (a) 1987 88, (b) 1992 93 and (c) 1995 96. 
Mr. Jack: Available projections about total tax liabilities were published in table 2.2 of the 1995 summer economic forecast. The liabilities of the top 1 per cent. of taxpayers will depend on the income levels of this group.
Dr. Lynne Jones: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the cost of ministerial transport in each of the past five years; what allowance has been paid to ministers who use their own vehicles; and what has been the cost in each of the past five years. 
|£ ----------------------------- 1990-91 |216,127 1991-92 |294,341 1992-93 |277,559 1993-94 |284,610 1994-95 |283,518 1995 to date |171,913
No allowance has been paid to ministers for the use of their own vehicles in the past five years.
Mr. Kenneth Clarke: I attended meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World bank in Washington on 8 and 9 October, where progress was made on several issues of importance for the world economy and for developing countries. I also attended the Commonwealth Finance Ministers' meeting in Kingston, Jamaica on 4-5 October.
In Kingston, Ministers endorsed a report on measures against money laundering, following my proposals at last year's meeting in Valletta. This matter will now be considered by Commonwealth Heads of Government in Auckland in November.
I emphasised the desirability of an effective UN, and the need for reform of UN economic and social bodies. I hoped that the Commonwealth would give further impetus to the many UN reform activities under way.
I gained further support for my initiative to relieve the burden of multilateral debt on a small group of the poorest countries, as well as reiterating the need for full implementation of the Naples and Trinidad terms for official bilateral debt.
There was further discussion of multilateral debt at the interim and development committees of the World bank and IMF. The bank and fund will continue their work and report with proposals to the spring meetings in Washington next April. I am pleased to report that, one year on from the launch of my initiative, there is now an emerging consensus that this issue must be solved.
As usual, the IMF and World bank meetings were preceded by meetings of G7 and G10 Finance Ministers and central bank governors. In the G7, we reviewed global economic and financial conditions, concluding that in most countries the conditions for continued growth and employment gains are in place and inflation well under control. We agreed that policies should continue to aim at sustaining non-inflationary growth.
I joined other Ministers in urging the IMF and World bank to carry out an early, thorough assessment of needs for the reconstruction of Bosnia following a peace settlement. We had a useful discussion of the Russian economy with representatives of the Russian Government, led by First Deputy Prime Minister Chubais.
Column 154The G10 endorsed the conclusions of a study on savings, investment and real interest rates, commissioned at my suggestion last year. These are that reducing fiscal deficits would be the swiftest and surest way to reverse the decline in national saving rates and the increase in average interest rates over the last 35 years. We agreed that it would be desirable to develop new parallel financing arrangements complementary to the general arrangements to borrow. Discussions will take place with potential participants, with the objective of agreement by next April.
At the IMF interim committee I emphasised the need for flexible labour markets and a favourable business environment at a time of increasing technological change and international competition. Further progress was made in responding to the lessons of the Mexican crisis, as envisaged at the Halifax summit in June. This includes exceptional procedures for the IMF to respond promptly and prudently in the event of serious financial crises. I strongly supported conclusions on the need for regular and timely provision of comprehensive and good quality data to the fund and the establishment of standards for data publication. I welcomed fund efforts to make the surveillance of members' economies franker and more selective. I also urged the fund to develop effective ways of evaluating its own performance. Work is continuing on the 11th review of quotas, although the fund's liquidity is currently adequate.
I took the opportunity of the development committee meeting to welcome the new president of the World bank, Mr. Jim Wolfensohn, and expressed my support for his leadership. In a discussion of ways to reduce poverty, I emphasised the need for sound economic policies. The committee agreed on the importance of a significant replenishment of IDA. I stressed that donor countries should each shoulder a fair share of the burden.
Copies of my speeches to the Commonwealth Finance Ministers meeting, the interim committee and the development committee, and of the communiques of those meetings and the G7 and G10 Finance Ministers' meetings have been placed in the Library of the House.
|Location ------------------------------------------------------------ Royal Navy Commander |Creil Army Lt. Colonel |Metz Lt. Colonel |Saumur Lt. Colonel |Coer Lt. Colonel |Versailles Lt. Colonel |Paris Lt. Colonel |Draguignan Lt. Colonel |Montpellier and Pau Colonel |Metz Royal Air Force Sqn Leader |Taverny Sqn Leader |Bordeaux Flight Lieutenant |Salon Flight Lieutenant |Marignane Flight Lieutenant |Merignac
The role of a liaison officer is to act as a link between the two allied organisations.
|Location --------------------------------------------------------- Army Colonel |Upavon Colonel |Wilton Lieutenant-Colonel |Camberley Colonel |Andover Lieutenant-Colonel |Warminister Lieutenant-Colonel |Blandford Air Force Commandant |MOD Harrogate Commandant |MOD Wyton Capitaine |RAF Valley Commandant |RAF Waddington Capitaine |RAF Coningsby Capitaine |RAF Neatishead Commandant |Bentley Priory Capitaine |RAF Marham Capitaine |RAF Shawbury Capitaine |Boscombe Down Lieutenant |RAF Linton-on-Ouse
The role of a liaison officer is to act as a link between the two allied organisations.
Mr. Tony Lloyd: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) if he will list the dates when United Kingdom officials or employees of the atomic weapons establishments have visited the (a) Centre d'Etudes de Limil -Valenton in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, (b) Centre d'Etudes de Valduc, (c) Centre d'Etudes du Ripoult, (d) Centre d'Etudes Scientifique et Techniques d'Aquitane, Le Barp, (e) Centre d'Etudes de Bruyeres-le Chatel and (f) Centre d'Etudes de Vaujours, Moronvilliers, France, over the past five years, indicating the purpose of each visit; 
(2) if he will make a statement on how far technical discussions between the United Kingdom and France relating to possible arrangements for peer review, as set out in the eighth report of the Defence Select Committee, "Progress of the Trident programme" (HC 350 of Session 1994 195), have progressed; what data or technical information have been sent from France to the United
Column 156Kingdom for peer review as a result of these technical discussions; and if he will make a statement on progress on computer simulation discussions; 
(3) if he will list the dates when United Kingdom officials or employees of the atomic weapons establishments have visited French nuclear weapons research facilities over the past five years; and if he will indicate details of the purpose of each visit;  (4) what technical assistance is being provided to the French Government to aid them in their development of alternatives to underground nuclear weapons testing; 
(5) if he will list the dates when French officials or scientists visited the atomic weapons establishments in the last five years; and if he will indicate the purpose of each visit. 
Mr. Tony Lloyd: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the names of all French naval vessels that have visited the United Kingdom over the last 10 years, indicating their port of call and the dates of their visits. 
Vessel |Port |Date of visit ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1991 Sterne |Dartmouth |24-26 June La Belle Poule |Milford Haven |11-14 July Sterne |Swansea |22-25 July L'Audacieuse |Cowes |3-6 August Circe |Plymouth |24-27 August Lutteur |Poole |23-27 September Phenix |Leith |27-29 September Calliope and Cybele |London |21-25 October Baccarat |Plymouth |25-28 October La Fidele |Guernsey |29-31 October Beveziers |Faslane |8-11 November Beveziers |Rosyth |22-25 November Amyot D'Inville |Leith |5-9 December 1992 Emeraude |Plymouth |24-28 January Thetis |Falmouth |31 January-3 February Grebe |Plymouth |7-11 February-2 March Le Vigilante |Dartmouth |11-16 March L'Audacieuse |Dundee |13-17 March Laperouse |Portsmouth |24-28 March Vulcain |Penzance |10-14 April Emeraude |Portsmouth |22-27 April Styx |Guernsey |24-27 April La Grande Hermine |Guernsey |13-15 May Latouche Treville |Glasgow |26-30 May Saire |Jersey |26-27 May Eridan |Liverpool |26-29 May Andromede and Orion |Cardiff |1-4 June Saire |Poole |2-6 June La Fidele |Poole |3-5 June Latouche Treville |Leith |12-16 June Phenix |Inverness |18-22 June Acharne and Cybele |Poole |24-26 June Phenix |Cardiff |26-30 June Jaguar, Leopard, Lion, Loire, Lynx Panthere and Tigre |Leith |29 June-2 July Aconit |London |11-15 July Acharne |Plymouth |31 July-4 August Acharne |Cowes |4-7 August Phenix |Cowes |5-9 August Emeraude |Faslane |25-30 August La Combattante and Lutteur |Kingswear |26-30 August Cybele |Portsmouth |28 August-1 September Thetis |Greenock |6-14 September Thetis |Campbeltown |14-19 September Sirene |Falmouth |18-21 September Phenix |Guernsey |29 September-2 October L'Audacieuse |Shoreham |27-30 October Agosta |Leith |30 October-3 November Somme |Plymouth |6-9 November Agosta |Leith |13-17 November 5 x MSC<1> |London |27 November- 1 December Jaguar and Lion |Guernsey |1-9 December 1993 Tenace |Falmouth |15-18 January Vulcain |Poole |15-19 January 5 x MCMV<2> |Dartmouth |18-25 January Psyche |Rosyth |5-9 February Pegase |Cardiff |9-12 February Psyche |Leith |19-23 February La Fidele and Saire |Jersey |2-5 March 5 x MCMV<2> |London |12-16 March La Combattante |Guernsey |24-25 March Clio |Portsmouth |2-6 April L'Etoile and La Belle Poule |Plymouth |16-20 April Psyche |Plymouth |29 April-3 May Amethyste and Ouessant |Portsmouth |10-14 May Primauguet |Portsmouth |11-14 May Borda |London |21-24 May Aconit |Liverpool |25-30 May La Fidele |Poole |25-27 May Frehel |Poole |25-28 May Styx |Dartmouth |28 May-1 June Grebe |Jersey |28-31 May La Grande Hermine |Guernsey |1-2 June De Grasse |Glasgow |3-5 June CDT Birot, CDT Blaison and Lt de Lavallee |Leith |7-11 June Chacal, Lion, Panthere and Tigre |Isle of Man |18-21 June De Grasse |Leith |18-22 June Clio |Dundee |21-25 June La Grande Hermine |Guernsey |25-27 June Eridan, La Belle Poule, L'Etoile, and Goeland |Newcastle |13-17 July Sirene |Dundee |16-20 July Amethyste |Faslane |27 August-3 September A. D'Inville |Plymouth |27-31 August Sterne |Cardiff |31 August-3 September Cotre Mutin |Cowes |7-10 September Styx |Leith |16-22 September L'Audacieuse, Calliope, Cassiopee, Eridan, Lt de Le Henaff, Loire, Orion and Primauguet |Leith |17-20 September Acharne |Poole |28 September-1 October Alencon and Ouistreham |Plymouth |15-18 October Sirene |Leith |29 October-1 November Ouessant |Plymouth |4-8 November Glaive |Torquay |5-8 November Saire |Alderney |10-11 November Sirene |Leith |12-15 November Lion and Lynx |Guernsey |24 November- 1 December Cdt Birot and Jean Moulin |Plymouth |20 November- 2 December 1994 L'Audacieuse |Jersey |5-7 January Vulcain |Poole |<2>4-7 January Aconit, Cassiopee, Le Henaff and Orion |London |4-8 February Eridan |Swansea |11-14 February Sterne |Cowes |14-17 February Beveziers |Leith |18-22 February Sirene |Leith |18-22 February Beveziers |Leith |5-8 March Centaure |Falmouth |11-16 March Grebe |Southampton |11-14 March Planet |Leith |15-16 March La Combattante |Jersey |5-9 April 4 x MCMV<2> |Chatham |15-18 April Clio and Croix Du Sud |Plymouth |14-18 May 9 x MCMV<2> |Leith |20-23 May Eridan |Plymouth |2-6 June Duguay-Trouin |Portsmouth |2-5 June Styx |Weymouth |2-3 June Circe |Milford Haven |3-6 June Drougou |Portsmouth |3-5 June Styx |Dartmouth |4-6 June Borda |Guernsey |4-5 June Frehel |Guernsey |9-12 June Chef Robet and Trident |Jersey |9-13 June Mutin |Salcombe |14-15 June Mutin |Dartmouth |15-16 June Circe |Falmouth |17-20 June Mutin |Chausey |18-20 June L'Audacieuse |Weymouth |20-23 June Borda |Douglas |24-27 June Grand Hermine |Helford |24-27 June L'Herminer |Chatham |29 June-5 July Belle Poule |Guernsey |1-4 July Styx |Jersey |11-15 July Sterne |Cowes |29 July-6 August Vulcain |Chatham |19-23 August Grebe |Penzance |19-23 August Vulcain |Jersey |2-6 September Epee |Jersey |7-9 September Acharne and Lutteur |Poole |13-16 September Pegase |Milford Haven |16-19 September Grebe |Penzance |19-23 September Cybele |Plymouth |20-23 September Vulcain |Portland |26-30 September EDIC 9010 |Marchwood |5-7 October Beveziers |Plymouth |7-11 October Borda |Torquay |14-17 October Glaive |Guernsey |21-24 October Agosta |Leith |21-25 October L'Audacieuse |Plymouth |21-25 October Perle |Plymouth |28 October-2 November Agosta |Leith |4-8 November Duguay-Trouin |Leith |4-8 November Duguay-Trouin |London |10-14 November Cote D'Aquitaine |Portsmouth |1-2 December La Praya |Chatham |21-25 November Frehel |Alderney |24-25 November 10 X Support Craft |Devonport |24-27 November Cote D'Aquitaine |Portsmouth |1-2 December 4 X MCMV<2> |London |9-13 December 1995 Andromede |Portsmouth |16-19 January Surcouf |London |1-4 February Sirene |Leith |3-6 February L'Ailette |Southampton |7-9 February Sirene |Leith |17-21 February La Fidele and Saire |Poole |13-16 March 3 X MCMV<2> |Jersey |17-20 March Croix du Sud |London |27-31 March Lavalle and CDT L'Herminier |Plymouth |30 March-3 April 4 X MCMV<2> |Jersey |31 March-3 April Malabar |Falmouth |31 March-4 April L'Audacieuse |Oban |31 March-4 April Lutteur |Portsmouth |16-18 May Mutin |Falmouth |19-26 May Epee |Guernsey |19-21 May Mutin |Helford |23 May-6 June Borda |Poole |30 May-2 June L'Audacieuse |Leith |2-5 June Latouche Treville |Leith |9-13 June Loire |London |12-15 June La Fidele |Alderney |20-21 June Antares and Glycine |Swansea |27-29 June Mutin |Oban |21-24 July Circe |Falmouth |24-27 July Mutin |Dundee |28-31 July Mutin |Grimsby |3-7 August Grebe |Douglas |4-8 August CDT De Pimodan |Swansea |4-8 August Calliopee |Plymouth |16-21 August Aldebaran |Dartmouth |23-27 August Mutin |Cowes |24-28 August Utile |Milford Haven |25-29 August Cybele |Portsmouth |1-4 September Laperouse |Southampton |5-8 September Elan |Southampton |5-8 September Elan |Lowestoft |13-20 September L'Etoile |Guernsey |19-21 September La Fidele and La Lutteur |Poole |19-22 September Elan |Southampton |21-25 September Agosta |Leith |20-23 October Circe |Portsmouth |27-30 October Ouessant |Portsmouth |27-31 October <1> MSC = Coastal Mine Sweeper. <2> MCMV = Mine Countermeasures Vessel.
Mr. Tony Lloyd: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list all committees established for the purposes of co-ordinating and sharing information and ideas between French and British armed forces on military matters. 
Mr. Tony Lloyd: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the purpose of the Franco-British Joint Commission on Nuclear Policy and Doctrine, indicating how often on average the body meets each year. 
Mr. Soames: The joint commission provides a forum for discussion of matters of mutual interest to the United Kingdom and France in the area of nuclear policy and doctrine. It has met two or three times a year. The details of its discussions are confidential between the two Governments.
1992 93: £89.053 million
1993 94: £97.310 million
1994 95: £93.277 million
Sir Keith Speed: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will give the response of the United Kingdom and other western European Governments to the proposal by United Kingdom delegates for a Western European Union medal for service in Western European Union operations agreed by the Western European Union parliamentary assembly in December 1994. 
Mr. Soames: On 20 December 1994 the Western European Union Council gave its agreement in principle to the draft proposal by the former Netherlands presidency for a Western European Union mission service medal.
Since then, the Government, as a Council member of the Western European Union, have agreed in principle that this medal would be compatible with the British honours system for specific, agreed cases. However, to date, no proposal has been received from the Western European Union for the award of the medal, with appropriate clasp, for issue to any UK citizens.
Jet Provost T5A
Phantom II F4J, FGR1 and FGR2
Tornado F3, GR1
Lynx AH1, HAS2
Sea King HAR3, HAS 5 and HC 4
Wessex HC 2