Army: Reserve Forces

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 12th January 2018.

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Photo of Madeleine Moon Madeleine Moon Chair, Defence Sub-Committee, Chair, Defence Sub-Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Reserve Service Days were undertaken by the Army Reserve in (a) 2012-13, (b) 2013-14, (c) 2014-2015, (d) 2015-16 and (e) 2016-2017; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Madeleine Moon Madeleine Moon Chair, Defence Sub-Committee, Chair, Defence Sub-Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 6 December 2017 to Question 116558, what the average number of Reserve Service Days committed to Operation Fortify was for (a) Individual Soldiers, (b) Companies or equivalents and (c) Battalions or equivalents in (i) 2012- 13, (ii) 2013-14, (iii) 2014-15, (iv) 2015-16 and (v) 2016-17; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The number of Reserve Service Days undertaken by the Army Reserve in financial years 2013-14 to 2016-17 are shown below.

Financial Year

Total Reserve Service Days

2013-14

997,810

2014-15

884,050

2015-16

957,390

2016-17

1,008,290

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave her on 6 December to Question 116557. There is no additional budget directly attributed to Operation Fortify.

Notes:

  1. Information for Financial Year 2012-13 is not available from the current Management Information systems.
  1. These figures are single Service estimates and are not official statistics produced by Defence Statistics. For presentational purposes, the figures have been rounded to 10.

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