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star this property date less than 2014-06-04more like thismore than 2014-06-04
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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 remove filter
unstar 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 soldiers who enlisted in the Army aged (a) under 18 and (b) 18 years and above dropped out before completing phase two training in the last 10 financial years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 198851 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 2014-06-12more like thismore than 2014-06-12
star this property answer text <p>‘Enlistment' has been interpreted as those who joined the untrained strength, for example those that begin Phase 1 training. Totals for the period between 1 April 2004 and 31 March 2014 are shown below:<br><br></p><table><tbody><tr><td>Age on Entry</td><td>Untrained Strength</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td>Intake Outflow</td></tr><tr><td>Under 18</td><td>35,190 12,300</td></tr><tr><td>18 and over</td><td>64,950 17,250</td></tr><tr><td>Unknown</td><td>430 430</td></tr><tr><td>Total</td><td>100,570 29,980</td></tr></tbody></table><p><br>Source: Defence Statistics (Army). <br><br>Personnel may leave the Army for a number of reasons, including medical and fitness factors, disciplinary reasons, or voluntary withdrawal. Those who join-up under 18 years of age have a statutory right to discharge from the Armed Forces within six months if they feel they are unsuited to service life. <br><br>The figures in the table exclude Gurkhas, Full Time Reserve Service, Mobilised Reserves, Army Reserve and all other Reserves.<br><br>Where an individual's entry date is blank on the records, the age on entry has not been able to be calculated and is shown as ‘unknown'. <br><br>Figures have been rounded to 10; 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 be the sum of their parts.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Rayleigh and Wickford more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Francois more like this
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less than 2014-06-12T16:57:35.9123932Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-12T16:57:35.9123932Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Francois more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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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 remove filter
unstar 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 average time soldiers remained in the army after enlisting (a) under the age of 18 and (b) 18 or above was in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 8796 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 2015-09-10more like thismore than 2015-09-10
star this property answer text <p>Using the latest information available, as at 14 May 2014, the average time that soldiers remained in the Army, who enlisted under the age of 18 is 12 years and two months. Soldiers who enlisted at the age of 18 or above is nine years and three months.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2015-09-10T16:31:32.157Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-10T16:31:32.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-01-08more like thismore than 2016-01-08
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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 remove filter
unstar 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 regular army's shortfall against (a) trained strength requirement and (b) its recruitment intake target has been in each of the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North remove filter
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 21668 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 2016-01-15more like thismore than 2016-01-15
star this property answer text <p>Defence Statistics publish information on a regular basis showing the Army’s Regular liability and trained strength.</p><br /><p>The most recent information is contained in ‘UK Armed Forces Monthly Service Personnel Statistics December 2015’ and associated tables which is available at the following link:</p><br /><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/uk-armed-forces-monthly-service-personnel-statistics-index" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/uk-armed-forces-monthly-service-personnel-statistics-index</a></p><br /><p>Figures for the last ten years for the Regular Army, may be found in Quarterly Performance Reports, including those at the following links:</p><br /><p>Quarterly Personnel Report – 1 April 2015 (for 2010/11 to 2014/15)</p><br /><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-quarterly-personnel-report-2015" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-quarterly-personnel-report-2015#</a></p><br /><p>Quarterly Personnel Report – 1 April 2012 (for 2007/08 to 2009/10)</p><br /><p><a href="http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20140116142443/http:/www.dasa.mod.uk/index.php/publications/personnel/military/quarterly-personnel-report/2012-04-01" target="_blank">http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20140116142443/http://www.dasa.mod.uk/index.php/publications/personnel/military/quarterly-personnel-report/2012-04-01</a></p><br /><p>Quarterly Personnel Report – 1 April 2009 (for 2005 to 2007)</p><br /><p><a href="http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20140116142443/http:/www.dasa.mod.uk/index.php/publications/personnel/military/quarterly-personnel-report/2009-04-01" target="_blank">http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20140116142443/http://www.dasa.mod.uk/index.php/publications/personnel/military/quarterly-personnel-report/2009-04-01</a></p><br /><p>Official statistics for Regular recruitment targets are not produced.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2016-01-15T13:34:38.75Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-15T13:34:38.75Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this