[holding answer 6 May 2008]: The number of women joining the UK Regular Armed Forces 1 in the last 10 years can be found in Table 3 of Tri-Service Publication (TSP) 1—Strength, Intake and Outflow of UK Regular Forces. TSP 1 is published monthly. The most recent publication shows figures for the 12 months to 1 March 2008 and can be found at:
Copies of TSP 1 are available in the Library of the House and at www.dasa.mod.uk
Figures show all intake to the UK Regular Forces including re-enlistments and rejoined reservists.