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Armed Forces: Drugs

Volume 475: debated on Wednesday 7 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many British service personnel were dishonourably discharged for drug abuse in each of the last five years. (203676)

The following number of British servicemen have been discharged ‘Services No Longer Required’, which is a dishonourable discharge, in each of the last five years for failing compulsory drug testing.

Number

2003

476

2004

492

2005

632

2006

669

2007

665