To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 12 January 2015 to Question 220095, how many personnel were recruited to the regular Army between April and December 2014; and what his Department's recruitment target for that period was.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
27 January 2015
The recruiting target for regular Army personnel between April and December was 6, 718.
The total intake figure of regular Army untrained personnel between April -September was 4,180. Intake for figures for April - December will be reported on the pre-announced publication date of 12 February 2015.