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Army: Recruitment

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 208233, tabled on 4 September 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the (a) required and (b) actual number of Regular Army recruits was for the (i) Royal Logistic Corps, (ii) Royal Army Medical Corps, (iii) Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, (iv) Adjutant General's Corps (Provost), (v) Adjutant General's Corps (Staff and Personnel Support) and (vi) Royal Army Veterinary Corps in each year between 2010-11 and 2013-14.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

15 September 2014

The information is provided in the attached table. These figures relate to those joining the trained strength of the Army having completed initial training.

Senior Soldier Continuity posts, the Small Arms School Corps and the Royal Army Physical Training Corps are manned from members of other Corps and do not recruit externally, and are not listed in the table.