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Iraq: Peacekeeping Operations

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many reservists have been (a) mobilised for service and (b) discharged due to injury in Iraq in each year since March 2003. (227877)

The number of Reservists mobilised for Service in Iraq by year is as follows:

Number

2003

8,284

2004

2,370

2005

1,198

2006

949

2007

721

Figures for 2008 are not yet available.

Information on discharges due to injuries on operations in Iraq are not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate-cost as it would involve trawling individual personnel files.