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Armed Forces: Females

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 216753, tabled on 2 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that women soldiers are trained for front-line service.

Answered on

9 December 2014

Women in the Armed Forces already serve on the front line, having taken on an increasingly broad range of roles since the early 1990s.

As the hon. Member will be aware, a review into the possibility of women serving in ground close combat roles is in progress.