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Armed Forces: Voting

Volume 482: debated on Wednesday 5 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what proportion of (a) Army, (b) Royal Navy and (c) Royal Air Force personnel registered to vote in each year since 1997. (233056)

The information requested is not available prior to 2005. The following information was obtained from questionnaires sent to random samples of service personnel.

Percentage

Royal Navy

Army

RAF

2005

73

52

67

2006

84

51

72

2007

81

62

75