Military Bases: Security

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 12th January 2017.

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Photo of Tim Farron Tim Farron Leader of the Liberal Democrats

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many security breaches there have been at his Department's bases since 2010; and what the nature of each such breach was.

Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

The information provided below lists the number of centrally held Physical security breaches from 2010 to date. Information about physical security breaches prior to 2015 is not held centrally. To provide information as to the nature of each breach would incur disproportionate cost.

Front Line Command / Major Business Unit

Number of physical incidents 2015

Number of physical incidents 2016

AIR

19

87

ARMY

322

373

Defence Equipment and Support

26

78

Defence Infrastructure Organisation

11

9

Head Office and Corporate Services

1

1

Joint Force Command / Permanent Joint Headquarters

19

44

NAVY

88

214

TOTAL

486

806

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