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Armed Forces: Resignations

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many service personnel opted not to extend their service in each year since 2003. (227875)

The number of trained UK regular forces service personnel who opted not to extend their service is recorded in tables 1-8 of TSP5 (UK Regular Forces Outflow From Trained Strength to Civil Life) as outflow type “Time Expiry”. Statistics are available for each service and on a tri service basis.

TSP5 is published monthly. The current September 2008 publication includes time series back to 1998/99 and can be found at:

http://www.dasa.mod.uk/applications/newWeb/www/index.php?page==48&pubType=l&thiscontent=60&PublishTime =09:30:004www.dasa.mod.uk/applications/newWeb/www/index.php?page=48&pubType=l&thiscontent=60&PublishTime =09:30:00&date=2008-10-14&disText=l%20Sep%202008&

Copies of TSP 5 are also available in the Library of the House.