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Gurkhas: Nepal

Volume 474: debated on Monday 31 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how many Nepalese nationals have served in the Brigade of Gurkhas since 1997; (197023)

(2) how many Nepalese nationals have served in the Brigade of Gurkhas since 1978.

Including those who are still serving, approximately 17,840 Nepalese nationals have served in the Brigade of Gurkhas since 1978, of which 6,277 have served since 1997.