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Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 174266, tabled on 23 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Integrated Review, published on 16 March 2021, what the establishment figure is for the Royal Marines in (a) 2021, (b) 2024 and (c) 2030.

Answered on

30 March 2021

As at the 1 January 2021, the current Full Time Trained Strength of the Royal Marines is 5,968. No decisions have been made on the future size of the Royal Marines. As the Royal Marines transition into the Future Commando Force and turn to new upgraded and autonomous capabilities, there is the potential for the workforce structure to change in the future.