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Armed Forces: Expenses

Defence written question – answered on 10th February 2010.

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Photo of Willie Rennie Willie Rennie Chair of Parliamentary Campaigns; Shadow Defence Minister

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many members of the armed forces received annual remuneration, including benefits, of at least £100,000 in the latest year for which figures are available.

Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Veterans)

There are currently 800 out of 174,890 members of the armed forces that are paid in excess of £100,000. 674 of these are in the medical and dental professions reflecting the special skills they are required to hold. The remainder are senior officers in a variety of strategic leadership and senior command appointments.

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