Army: Reorganisation

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 29th March 2017.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which units will be reduced in strength as part of Army 2020 Refine; and by how many personnel.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

Service personnel in units that are being disbanded or reduced will be redistributed to other similar units. The table below sets out the Regular and Reserve units that will receive reductions in manpower liability as a part of the Army 2020 Refine announcement made on 15 December 2016 (HCWS367) by my right hon. Friend the Defence Secretary. The liability data provided is for internal Army planning purposes and is subject to regular review.

Unit

The King’s Royal Hussars

54

1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery

128

5th Regiment Royal Artillery

9

19th Regiment Royal Artillery

118

26th Regiment Royal Artillery

148

32nd Regiment Royal Artillery

417

101st Regiment Royal Artillery

60

35 Engineer Regiment

623

Headquarters 64 Works Group

53

170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group

9

1st Battalion the Welsh Guards

20

1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland

294

1st Battalion The Princess of Wales’ Royal Regiment

100

2nd Battalion The Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment

294

2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment

294

4th Battalion The Rifles

442

1 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

120

6 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

84

27 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

230

2 Medical Regiment

394

3 Medical Regiment

3

33 Field Hospital

97

5 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

52

104 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

383

105 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

383

106 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

383

4th Regiment Royal Military Police

27

Special Investigation Branch Regiment

13

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