The most recently published total salary bill (including allowances) for service personnel broken down by service can be found in the Service Personnel and Veterans Agency Annual Report and Accounts for Financial Year 2007-08. A copy of this is held in the Library of the House. For ease of reference, details are reproduced as follows:
Service Total (£ billion) Royal Navy 1.72 Army 4.46 RAF 1.97 Total 8.15
Total (£ billion)
A breakdown of the total salary bill by rank is not held centrally, and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.