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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star 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 more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government by how much (1) the Royal Navy, (2) the army, and (3) the Royal Air Force, are under strength. more like this
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Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
star this property uin HL17452 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>The current strength of the Armed Forces as at 1 April 2019 is give<ins class="ministerial">n</ins> in the table below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Service</p></td><td><p>Trained Strength</p></td><td><p>Workforce Requirement</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Navy/Royal Marines</p></td><td><p>29,224</p></td><td><p>30,568</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army</p></td><td><p>75,070</p></td><td><p>82,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Air Force</p></td><td><p>30,010</p></td><td><p>31,756</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Trained Strength comprises military personnel who have completed Phase 1 and 2 training for Royal Navy/Royal Marines, the Army (prior to 1 October 2016) and the Royal Air Force. Following the change in definition of trained strength for Army, from 1 October 2016, trained strength for the Army comprises of personnel who have completed Phase 1 training.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence remains committed to maintaining the overall size of the Armed Forces and we have a range of measures under way to improve recruitment and retention. The challenge is kept under constant review.</p><p>Importantly the Services continue to meet all their current commitments, keeping the country and its interests safe.</p><p> </p><p>The strength of the Armed Forces is published every three months and can be found in the UK Armed Forces Quarterly Service Personnel Statistics at the following link:</p><p> </p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/quarterly-service-personnel-statistics-2019</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T13:21:39.59Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T13:21:39.59Z
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less than 2019-08-20T11:14:54.383Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-20T11:14:54.383Z
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4306
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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star this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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4306
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star 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 Royal Fleet Auxiliary 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, how much money the Royal Fleet Auxiliary spent on vessel maintenance in each financial year since 2009-10. 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 276529 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The amounts spent in each financial year on vessel maintenance for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (rounded to the nearest million) are shown in the following table:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Total Spend (£ million)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">116</del><ins class="ministerial">74</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">56</del><ins class="ministerial">48</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">96</del><ins class="ministerial">95</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>76</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Data for financial years 2009-10 to 2014-15 is no longer held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T15:08:25.597Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:08:25.597Z
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less than 2019-07-24T16:02:39.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-24T16:02:39.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this