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unstar this property answer text <p>The video circulating on social media is deeply troubling. This behaviour is far from the high standards we usually see and expect of the Army at any time</p><p> </p><p>The Army has quick to launch a full investigation by the Royal Military Police. The findings of this investigation will inform next steps and appropriate action will be taken.</p><p> </p><p>The Defence Operational Shooting Policy specifies which types of targets are to be used during live fire training. At no time on any live firing activities are Service personnel encouraged to use images of public figures as targets.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The requested information is provided below:</p><p> </p><p><strong>Trained and untrained Regular personnel reporting a non-UK country of birth, as at 1 April 2018</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Army</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Royal Navy/Royal Marines</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Royal Air Force</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>12,250</p></td><td><p>1,400</p></td><td><p>1,880</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Notes: requirements for entry to the UK Armed Forces are based on nationality, not country of birth.</p><p> </p><p>Numbers are rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The number of regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2018 who report a country of birth that is a non-UK EU country is 4,660. This represents 3.4% of the regular Armed Forces who have a known country of birth.</p><p>The number of regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2018 who report a country of birth that is a non-UK Commonwealth country is 8,330. This represents 6.0% of the regular Armed Forces who have a known country of birth. These figures include personnel with a country of birth of Malta and Cyprus, these personnel are also contained in the figures in part (a) of this response (Hence the figures in parts (a), (b) and (c) cannot be added to give the non-UK total). Personnel reporting The Gambia and Zimbabwe as their country of birth are included in these figures.</p><p>The number of regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2018 who report a country of birth that is a non-UK, EU or Commonwealth country is 2,890. This represents 2.1% of the regular Armed Forces.</p><p>Country of birth has a 94.9% declaration rate on the Armed Forces administration system with 7,450 personnel with an unknown country of birth. Non-UK refers to personnel who do not report a country of birth that is either the United Kingdom, any British Overseas Territory or Crown dependency.</p><p>Although the country of birth may be non UK or Commonwealth, personnel must hold a British or Commonwealth nationality to join the Armed Forces.</p><p>Figures in this response have been rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p>For the Ministry of Defence's (MOD) civil servants, the civilian administration system does not make it mandatory to record their place of birth. Around 25% of MOD civilians have declared their place of birth on the system, which is not a high enough figure to provide a meaningful analysis.</p>
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unstar this property answer text <p>As at 30 September 2018, the number of directly employed civil servants earning less than £50,000 per annum, was 49,295 representing 91.8% of employees.</p><p>This does not reflect changes in salaries brought about by the 2018 pay award which will be implemented at the end of October 2018 and backdated to 1 August 2018.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence non-departmental public bodies are: the Single Source Regulations Office, National Museum of the Royal Navy, National Army Museum, and Royal Air Force Museum. They are each responsible for their own recruitment. Over the last year they have used the following recruitment agencies:</p><p>Right Management</p><p>Adecco UK</p><p>Blue Arrow,</p><p>CMA,</p><p>Office Angels</p><p>Hays</p><p>Odgers Berndson</p><p>Gatenby Sanderson</p><p>Gemini People</p><p>Michael Page</p><p>JMA</p><p>Liberty Resourcing</p><p>Allen Lane</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>An estimated 80 per cent of personnel who left the Armed Forces in Financial Year (FY) 2015-16 were employed six months after leaving their Service. The Ministry of Defence is due to publish updated statistics (for FY 2016-17 Service leavers) on Thursday 25 January. Full details of the current statistics can be found at the following address:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/career-transition-partnership-ex-service-personnel-employment-outcomes-statistics-index.</p><p>Employment rates for veterans at the one year and five year points after leaving the Armed Forces are not held by the Ministry of Defence.</p> more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The number of Army personnel at Maindy Barracks in the years requested is shown below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>As at</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Strength</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 April 2014</p></td><td><p>300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 April 2015</p></td><td><p>370</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1 April 2016</p></td><td><p>420</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Numbers have been rounded to 10 in accordance with disclosure control and rounding policy, numbers ending in &quot;5&quot; have been rounded to the nearest multiple of 20 to prevent systematic bias.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
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