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Sexual Relationships (Dismissals)

Volume 447: debated on Wednesday 14 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many officers in the armed forces were dismissed for having a sexual relationship with a subordinate in each of the last five years. (67965)

Officers would not be dismissed but may be required to resign their commissions or be administratively discharged.

No Royal Navy or Royal Air Force officers have been required to resign for having a sexual relationship with a subordinate in the last five years.

Information for the Army is only available for the last three years and is shown in the following table:

Number

2003

7

2004

5

2005

3