Armed Forces: Recruitment

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 13th November 2018.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many new recruits have been offered a place in the (a) Army, (b) Royal Navy and (c) Royal Air Force in each year since 2010.

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

Information on the intake of new recruits into the Regular Armed Forces since 31 March 2014, including a breakdown by Service, can be found at Excel Table 5A of the UK Armed Forces Quarterly Service Personnel Statistics, which can be found at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/quarterly-service-personnel-statistics-2018.

Intake information prior to 31 March 2014 can be found at Excel Table 5A of the UK Armed Forces Monthly Service Personnel Statistics, which can be found at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-monthly-service-personnel-statistics-2017

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