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unstar this property date less than 2018-10-24more like thismore than 2018-10-24
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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 remove filter
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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 (a) service personnel and (b) support staff were born in (a) non-UK EU states (b) commonwealth countries and (c) the rest of the world. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
unstar this property uin 183508 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star 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>
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 2018-10-29T16:39:41.197Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-29T16:39:41.197Z
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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 Jo Stevens more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-10-18more like thismore than 2018-10-18
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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 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 assessment his Department has made of the effect on the armed forces of the UK leaving the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South more like this
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Stewart Malcolm McDonald more like this
unstar this property uin 181294 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence continues to work closely with the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) and other Government Departments to ensure that we can address the implications and realise the opportunities of the UK's withdrawal from the EU, including the effect on our Armed Forces.</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 180805 more like this
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less than 2018-10-29T16:52:34.087Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-29T16:52:34.087Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stewart Malcolm McDonald more like this