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star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Army: Young People more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the number of people under 18 years of age that applied to join the army in the financial year 2016-17; and how many of those people have since started army training. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
star this property uin 190539 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The number of people under 18 years old who applied to join the Army in financial years 2014-15, 2016-17 and 2017-18 and who have since started basic training before 1 October 2018 are detailed in the table below.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>U18 Applications</p></td><td><p>Of which started basic training</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-2014</p></td><td><p>14,050</p></td><td><p>2,790</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-2015</p></td><td><p>17,120</p></td><td><p>3,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-2017</p></td><td><p>20,370</p></td><td><p>2,350</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Figures are for Regular soldiers who were under the age of 18 at the time of their application. Some will have turned 18 before starting basic training.</p><p> </p><p>Some of the applicants above will still be in the process of joining the Army.</p><p> </p><p>Please note that these figures are single Service estimates and are not official statistics produced by Defence Statistics. They have been rounded to the nearest 10.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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190536 more like this
190538 more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T15:31:45.537Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T15:31:45.537Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
843647
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star this property date less than 2018-02-19more like thismore than 2018-02-19
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Recruitment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, (a) how many and (b) what proportion of recruits who enlisted aged (i) under 18 and (ii) over 18 years left the armed forces within four years of joining in each of the last three full years for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
star this property uin 127988 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
star this property answer text <p>The requested information is provided in the attached table, excluding data on minimum initial service periods which could be provided only at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 127987 more like this
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less than 2018-02-27T17:38:25.16Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-27T17:38:25.16Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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star this property file name 20180223-PQs02519 21-TABLE - SUBMITTED.xlsx more like this
star this property title Stats on Under and Over 18's Service Personnel more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
797528
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star this property date less than 2017-11-29more like thismore than 2017-11-29
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Army: Resignations more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Army recruits who left before the end of their Phase 2 training enlisted at the age of (a) 16 and (b) 17 in the last five financial years for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
star this property uin 116491 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-07more like thismore than 2017-12-07
star this property answer text <p>The number of soldiers who enlisted at the age of 16 or 17 and left the Army before the end of their Phase Two training in the last five financial years is shown below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Age 16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Age 17</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>410</p></td><td><p>370</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>280</p></td><td><p>340</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>240</p></td><td><p>280</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>260</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>280</p></td><td><p>250</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>TOTAL</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>1,510</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>1,500</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><ol><li>The figures are for Regular Army only and therefore exclude Gurkhas, Full Time Reserve Service and Mobilised Reserves.</li></ol><p> </p><ol start="2"><li>Personnel who have left the Army more than once in the last five financial years will be counted each time they left in the table above. Their age on enlistment will vary according to each time they joined the Army.</li></ol><p> </p><ol start="3"><li>Age on enlistment is calculated using date of birth and entry date recorded on JPA. Where personnel have transferred to the Army from another Service, served under an alternative assignment type (e.g. reserve forces), are re-entrants or have transferred from Other Ranks to Officers, their entry date may correspond to any of these events.</li></ol>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2017-12-07T16:21:06.533Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-07T16:21:06.533Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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4521
unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
843648
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-19more like thismore than 2018-02-19
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Young People more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many and what proportion of armed forces personnel in the trained strength are under 18 years old. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
star this property uin 127989 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
star this property answer text <p>As at 1 October 2017 there were 69 Armed Forces personnel in the trained strength under 18 years. This is less than 0.1% of the total trained strength. Under 18s in the trained strength cannot be deployed on front line operations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2018-02-27T14:39:47.097Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-27T14:39:47.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
1019495
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star this property date less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Army: Recruitment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many army recruits have enlisted from each parliamentary constituency since 2013; and how many of those recruits from each constituency were aged under 18. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
star this property uin 198353 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is set out in the attached table. Figures represent Regular and FR20 Reserve recruits (officers and other ranks) by parliamentary constituency, including those aged under 18 at the time of recruitment, between Apr 13 and Apr 18. Under 18 figures apply to Regular enlistments only, as the minimum age a potential reservist can initiate the recruitment process is 17 years and 9 months. Data is based on their recorded contact address.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2018-12-11T17:25:32.003Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-11T17:25:32.003Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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star this property file name PQ198353 - Regular and Reserves by Parliamentary Constituency.docx more like this
star this property title Regular and Reserves by Parliamentary Constituency more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
755699
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star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Army: GCE A Level more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many new Army recruits who joined the Army since January 2017 held A-level qualifications on entry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
star this property uin 6914 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The tables below show the number new recruits between 1 January and 31 August 2017 with a recorded degree level qualification or A levels. Candidates with A levels and degree level qualifications may show in both tables.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>New Recruits with Recorded Degree level qualifications</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Regular</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Reserve</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Officer</p></td><td><p>Soldier</p></td><td><p>Officer</p></td><td><p>Soldier</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>340</p></td><td><p>220</p></td><td><p>120</p></td><td><p>380</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>New Recruits with Recorded A Levels</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Regular</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Reserve</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Officer</p></td><td><p>Soldier</p></td><td><p>Officer</p></td><td><p>Soldier</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>380</p></td><td><p>460</p></td><td><p>120</p></td><td><p>440</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Education qualifications are not captured unless they are required as a Mandatory Academic Qualification for the role or declared by the candidate as additional information. The actual number of individuals holding qualifications will therefore be higher.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Notes</p><p> </p><p>New recruits have been defined as candidates who arrived at Phase 1 Training or in the case of Reserve Officers those who passed Army Officer Selection Board Main Board.</p><p> </p><p>Reserves figures are for Group A Reserves. These are Reserves who are recruited through the National Recruiting Centre and are available for employment on specific tasks at home and overseas.</p><p> </p><p>These questions have been answered using information held in recruiting data. They are single service estimates and are not official statistics. Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10. Numbers ending in five have been rounded to the nearest multiple of 20 to prevent systematic bias.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 6913 more like this
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less than 2017-09-11T15:42:56.05Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T15:42:56.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
755698
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star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Army: Graduates more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many new Army recruits who joined the Army since January 2017 held a degree level qualification on entry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
star this property uin 6913 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The tables below show the number new recruits between 1 January and 31 August 2017 with a recorded degree level qualification or A levels. Candidates with A levels and degree level qualifications may show in both tables.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>New Recruits with Recorded Degree level qualifications</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Regular</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Reserve</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Officer</p></td><td><p>Soldier</p></td><td><p>Officer</p></td><td><p>Soldier</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>340</p></td><td><p>220</p></td><td><p>120</p></td><td><p>380</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>New Recruits with Recorded A Levels</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Regular</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Reserve</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Officer</p></td><td><p>Soldier</p></td><td><p>Officer</p></td><td><p>Soldier</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>380</p></td><td><p>460</p></td><td><p>120</p></td><td><p>440</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Education qualifications are not captured unless they are required as a Mandatory Academic Qualification for the role or declared by the candidate as additional information. The actual number of individuals holding qualifications will therefore be higher.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Notes</p><p> </p><p>New recruits have been defined as candidates who arrived at Phase 1 Training or in the case of Reserve Officers those who passed Army Officer Selection Board Main Board.</p><p> </p><p>Reserves figures are for Group A Reserves. These are Reserves who are recruited through the National Recruiting Centre and are available for employment on specific tasks at home and overseas.</p><p> </p><p>These questions have been answered using information held in recruiting data. They are single service estimates and are not official statistics. Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10. Numbers ending in five have been rounded to the nearest multiple of 20 to prevent systematic bias.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 6914 more like this
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less than 2017-09-11T15:42:55.987Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T15:42:55.987Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
755703
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star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Army: GCSE more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many new Army recruits who joined the Army since January 2017 held five GCSEs at Grade A* to C. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
star this property uin 6918 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>Information on the number of GCSEs held by new Army recruits and applicants to join the Army is not held. Only educational qualifications which are mandatory for the role applied for are captured.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 7745 more like this
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less than 2017-09-11T15:44:23.277Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T15:44:23.277Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
755702
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Army: Gender more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many new Army recruits who joined the Army since January 2017 were (a) male and (b) female. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
star this property uin 6917 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
star this property answer text <p>The table below shows the number of Army recruits from 1 January 2017 to 30 June 2017 broken down by gender:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Regular</p></td><td><p>Regular</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Officer</p></td><td><p>Other Rank</p></td><td><p>Reserve FR20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p>340</p></td><td><p>3,080</p></td><td><p>940</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p>40</p></td><td><p>310</p></td><td><p>190</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Notes</p><p> </p><p>The figures are for Regular Army and FR20 Reserves and therefore exclude Gurkhas and Non-FR20 Reserve Populations. The FR20 population consists of Group A Army Reserves, some Sponsored Reserves and those personnel serving on Full Time Reserve Service (FTRS) contracts who were previously Army Reservists.</p><p> </p><p>Rounding: Figures have been rounded to 10 to limit disclosure; numbers ending in ‘5’ have been rounded to the nearest multiple of 20 to prevent systematic bias. Totals and sub-totals have been rounded separately and so may not appear to be the sum of their parts.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2017-09-12T14:40:08.84Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-12T14:40:08.84Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
755701
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Army: Young People more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many new Army recruits who joined the Army since January 2017 were aged between 16 and 24. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
star this property uin 6916 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The table below shows the number of Army recruits from 01 January 2017 to 30 June 2017 aged between 16 and 24 on enlistment.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong> Regular </strong></p></td><td rowspan="2"><p><strong>Reserve FR20</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong> Officer </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> Other <br> Rank </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Recruits Aged 16-24 years</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> 280 </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> 2,810 </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> 560 </strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Notes</strong></p><p> </p><p>The figures are for Regular Army and FR20 Reserves and therefore exclude Gurkhas and Non-FR20 Reserve Populations. The FR20 population consists of Group A Army Reserves, some Sponsored Reserves and those personnel serving on Full Time Reserve Service (FTRS) contracts who were previously Army Reservists.</p><p> </p><p>Rounding: Figures have been rounded to 10 to limit disclosure; numbers ending in ‘5’ have been rounded to the nearest multiple of 20 to prevent systematic bias. Totals and sub-totals have been rounded separately and so may not appear to be the sum of their parts.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2017-09-11T16:14:55.607Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T16:14:55.607Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this