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Armed Forces: Offences against Children

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 154396, tabled on 14 April 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Sexual Offences in the Service Justice System statistics for 2021 published on 31 March 2022, how many of (a) the 47 victims of sexual offences cases aged under 18 were female and (b) how many of those cases were proven following investigation.

Answered on

26 April 2022

Of the 47 victims in those statistics, 37 were female and of those cases one has been proven, four are ongoing, and 11 have been transferred to the civilian police. 22 were based at the Army Foundation College at the time of the offence.