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National Flagship: Crew

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL464, tabled on 23 May 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the national flagship will be manned by the Royal Navy; and whether there will be a consequent uplift in Royal Navy manpower ceilings.

Answered on

8 June 2022

The National Flagship will be crewed by the Royal Navy.

Details of the composition of the crew of the National Flagship are still being developed as part of the concept and assessment phase of the project. The ship's company is anticipated to be small and this will be absorbed within current personnel figures.