Reserve Forces: Recruitment

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 13th July 2015.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Shadow Minister (Defence) 2:30 pm, 13th July 2015

Indeed. Last week’s Budget Red Book committed the Government to maintaining a Regular Army of 82,000, but there was no mention of reserve forces. Can the Minister confirm whether the target of 30,000 reservists announced at the beginning of the process will be met?