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star this property date less than 2018-07-03more like thismore than 2018-07-03
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
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 steps he is taking to ensure that the UK remains a tier one military power. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 160132 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-10more like thismore than 2018-07-10
star this property answer text <p>This Government is absolutely committed to maintaining the UK's status as a 'tier 1' military power. The plans and policies set out in the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review confirmed our commitment to maintain our world leading military status, and the Modernising Defence Programme aims to strengthen Defence and our Armed Forces further.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-07-10T15:14:28.45Z
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star this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson more like this
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1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
928885
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star this property date less than 2018-06-21more like thismore than 2018-06-21
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether the UK qualifies, and will continue to qualify, as a tier one military power. more like this
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Lord Truscott more like this
star this property uin HL8886 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-06-29more like thismore than 2018-06-29
star this property answer text <p>Through the plans and policies set out in Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015, the Government committed to maintain the UK's status as a Tier 1 military power. Since 2015 the threats have increased rapidly and become more complex. The Modernising Defence Programme will make sure that our Armed Forces have the right capabilities to meet the increasing threat picture.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2018-06-29T10:25:16.09Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-29T10:25:16.09Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Truscott more like this
897330
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-03more like thismore than 2018-05-03
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the current strength of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL7561 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-10more like thismore than 2018-05-10
star this property answer text <p>The strength of Her Majesty's Armed Forces as at 1 January 2018 is 194,950.</p><p>Information on Armed Forces strength is regularly published by Defence Statistics in the UK Armed Forces Quarterly Service Personnel Statistics, which can be found at the following link:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/quarterly-service-personnel-statistics-2018</p><p>Updated figures as at 1 April will be accessible at the same website address from 17 May 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2018-05-10T15:24:34.01Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-10T15:24:34.01Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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star this property file name UK Armed Forces Quarterly Service Personnel Statistics 1 January 2018.pdf more like this
star this property title Quarterly Service Personnel Statistcs 2018 more like this
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4153
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
889896
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star this property date less than 2018-04-23more like thismore than 2018-04-23
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 17 April 2018 to Question 134875, on Armed Forces, how the National Security Capabilities Review has been able to assess the size of the armed forces as sufficient to deliver Joint Force 2025 in the absence of a prescribed minimum number of personnel to deliver Joint Force 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 136948 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-26more like thismore than 2018-04-26
star this property answer text <p>The size and shape of the Armed Forces is under review as part of the Modernising Defence Programme. This will include the delivery of JF25. Our Armed Forces continue to fulfil all of their commitments across the globe, and this government will ensure that they can continue to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 136949 more like this
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less than 2018-04-26T16:59:33.737Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-26T16:59:33.737Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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1541
unstar this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
889897
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star this property date less than 2018-04-23more like thismore than 2018-04-23
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
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, pursuant to the Answer of 17 April 2018 to Question 134875, on Armed Forces, whether he has made an estimate of the minimum size of the armed forces required for them to fulfill all their UK and overseas commitments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 136949 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-26more like thismore than 2018-04-26
star this property answer text <p>The size and shape of the Armed Forces is under review as part of the Modernising Defence Programme. This will include the delivery of JF25. Our Armed Forces continue to fulfil all of their commitments across the globe, and this government will ensure that they can continue to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 136948 more like this
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less than 2018-04-26T16:59:33.8Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-26T16:59:33.8Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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1541
unstar this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
884948
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star this property date less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
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 fewer full-time (a) male and (b) female service personnel there were at the most recent date for which data is available compared with 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 135936 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-24more like thismore than 2018-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The number of full-time, UK Regular Service personnel, broken down by gender and year, can be found in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>1 October 2010</p></td><td><p>1 October 2017</p></td><td><p>Decrease from <br> 1 October 2010 to 1 October 2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p>170,620</p></td><td><p>132,300</p></td><td><p>38,330</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p>18,060</p></td><td><p>15,230</p></td><td><p>2,840</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review looked to restructure the Armed Forces to face future challenges and affordability, resulting in a reduction to Armed Forces strength. The Armed Forces have enough personnel to meet operational requirements.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Defence’s published Diversity Statistics can be found at the following link: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-biannual-diversity-statistics-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-biannual-diversity-statistics-2017</a>.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-04-24T15:18:18.657Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-24T15:18:18.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
873761
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star this property date less than 2018-03-29more like thismore than 2018-03-29
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
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, with reference to page 17 of the National Security Capabilities Review, what estimate he has made of the minimum size of the armed forces required to deliver Joint Force 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 134875 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-17more like thismore than 2018-04-17
star this property answer text <p>Joint Force 2025 is defined in the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review. There is no prescribed minimum number of personnel or platforms required to deliver the outputs that this force is designed to achieve.</p><p>Our Armed Forces are fulfilling all their commitments across the globe, and this Government will ensure that they can continue to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
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less than 2018-04-17T13:52:18.65Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-17T13:52:18.65Z
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star this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson more like this
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1541
unstar this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-30more like thismore than 2018-01-30
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
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 the current manning liability is of (a) The Royal Navy, (b) The Army and (c) the RAF. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 125767 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-06more like thismore than 2018-02-06
star this property answer text <p>This information is available at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/659404/20171001_-_SPS.pdf</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2018-02-06T16:05:23.46Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T16:05:23.46Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-16more like thismore than 2018-01-16
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
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, pursuant to his oral contribution of 15 January 2018, Official Report, column.614 whether his Department plans to maintain the Armed Forces at the size they were at the 2017 General Election; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 123069 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to maintaining the overall size of the Armed Forces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 123067 more like this
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less than 2018-01-23T11:41:56.76Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-23T11:41:56.76Z
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star this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-16more like thismore than 2018-01-16
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Ministry of Defence more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
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, pursuant to his oral contribution of 15 January 2018, Official Report, column 617, what the personnel will be for the(a) Army, (b) Royal Navy and (c) Royal Air Force in each of the next two years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 123075 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
star this property answer text <p>We do not publish year-by-year forward projections for the size of the Armed Forces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
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less than 2018-01-23T16:38:59.317Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-23T16:38:59.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this