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Territorial Army

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 2 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many Territorial Army centres there were in each of the last 10 years. (196871)

[holding answer 26 March 2008]: In 1998 there were 455 Territorial Army Centres. Following the Strategic Defence Review a decision was taken to reduce this number to 341, with 27 being retained for use by cadet force units and the remainder being disposed of. As at 1 March 2008 there were 362 centres in use by the Territorial Army.

Information on the specific number of Territorial Army Centres in existence in each year since 1998 could be provided only at disproportionate cost.