Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 30th March 2021.

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Photo of Luke Pollard Luke Pollard Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Integrated Review, published on 16 March 2021, what the establishment figure is for the Royal Marines in (a) 2021, (b) 2024 and (c) 2030.

Photo of James Heappey James Heappey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

As at the 1 January 2021, the current Full Time Trained Strength of the Royal Marines is 5,968. No decisions have been made on the future size of the Royal Marines. As the Royal Marines transition into the Future Commando Force and turn to new upgraded and autonomous capabilities, there is the potential for the workforce structure to change in the future.

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