Armed Forces: Recruitment

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 22nd January 2015.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Shadow Minister (Defence)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department spent on television recruitment campaigns for (a) the Army, (b) the Royal Navy, (c) the Royal Air Force and (d) in total in the last 12 months.

Photo of Julian Brazier Julian Brazier The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Holding answer received on 24 November 2014
An error has been identified in the written answer given on 18 December 2014.

The correct answer should have been:

The table below shows how much each of the three Services has spent on television recruitment campaigns for the current and last two financial years.

Financial Year/Service

2012-13

£ million

2013-14

£ million

2014-15

£ million

Royal Navy

2.80

1.864.45

2.95*6.79*

Army

2.99**

1.28

1.75

(to 31 August 2014)

Royal Air Force

2.25

2.67

3.37

* Forecast

** From 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013

The Department has not incurred any costs in respect of television recruitment for civilian staff.

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Photo of Julian Brazier Julian Brazier The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Holding answer received on 24 November 2014

The table below shows how much each of the three Services has spent on television recruitment campaigns for the current and last two financial years.

Financial Year/Service

2012-13

£ million

2013-14

£ million

2014-15

£ million

Royal Navy

2.80

1.864.45

2.95*6.79*

Army

2.99**

1.28

1.75

(to 31 August 2014)

Royal Air Force

2.25

2.67

3.37

* Forecast

** From 1 October 2012 to 31 March 2013

The Department has not incurred any costs in respect of television recruitment for civilian staff.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes1 person thinks so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.