To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many service personnel were court-martialled in each of the last three years in (a) the Royal Navy, (b) the Royal Air Force and (c) the Army and the number of service personnel from each of these services discharged from the services as a result of their court martial.
The number of service personnel convicted by court martial, and the number consequently dismissed in the most recent years for which figures are available, are as follows:
|Royal Navy||Army||Royal Air Force|
|Number of offenders||38||704||129|
|Number of offenders||31||816||140|
|Number of offenders||52||726||120|