To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the Answer of 12 May 2008, Official Report, column 1307W, on Army deployment, what the (a) mean, (b) mode and (c) median interval is between tours of duty for Army units. (207109)
Tour intervals are calculated for units within the Infantry, Royal Armoured Corps and Royal Artillery. In relation to the last tour intervals for these units the mean interval is 25 months. The mode and median figure for these units is 23 months.