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Ministry of Defence: Staff

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 19th October 2018.

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Photo of Seema Malhotra Seema Malhotra Labour/Co-operative, Feltham and Heston

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what change there has been in staffing levels in his Department since June 2016.

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

Details of changes to Armed Forces staffing levels since June 2016 can be found via the links below:

Armed Forces Personnel https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-monthly-service-personnel-statistics-2016 https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-monthly-service-personnel-statistics-2017* https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/quarterly-service-personnel-statistics-2018

*The publication of Armed Forces staffing levels changed from monthly to quarterly following the release of the 1 October 2017 edition.

Civilian Personnel

Details of MOD civilian staffing levels are published within the Biannual Civilian Personnel Report (BCPR). A link to the BCPR can be found below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/mod-biannual-civilian-personnel-statisticsindex

Prior to the biannual change on 1 April 2018, civilian personnel statistics were published quarterly in the Quarterly Civilian Personnel Report; a link to these historic reports can be found below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/mod-civilian-personnel-quarterly-statistics-index

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