To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the planned crew complement of the Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carrier is by (a) rank and (b) specialisation.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
28 October 2014
Ships' and submarines' complements are not fixed; they vary, even across a Class, due to equipment fits and in response to specific tasking.
The tables attached show the average number of liability positions for each platform when in its normal operating role.