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Royal Military Academy: Foreigners

Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 1 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many foreign nationals of each nationality passed out from the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst in (a) 2006, (b) 2007 and (c) 2008. (288414)

The information requested is provided in the following tables. In accordance with MOD release protocols that protect us from unintentionally revealing the identity of an individual, any number less than five is represented by a asterisk (*) and any number equal to zero is represented by an Em dash (—).

Commonwealth and dual nationality officer cadets who commissioned into the British Army in 2006, 2007 and 2008

Nationality/year

2006

2007

2008

Total

Australian

*

*

Canadian

*

*

*

Citizen Irish Rep

*

*

*

5

Fijian

*

*

German/British

*

*

Ghanaian

*

*

Indian

*

*

Japanese/British

*

*

Kenyan

*

*

*

Nepalese/British

*

*

New Zealander

*

*

South African

5

5

5

15

Trinidadian

*

*

Zimbabwean

*

*

*

5

Total

15

12

14

41

Grand total

41

Overseas officer cadets who commissioned into a Foreign Army in 2006, 2007 and 2008

Nationality/ year

2006

2007

2008

Total

Afghan

*

*

*

Algerian

*

*

*

Antiguan

*

*

Bahrain

*

*

*

10

Bangladeshi

*

*

*

Belizean

*

*

*

*

Botswana

*

*

*

*

Brunei

*

*

*

10

Chinese

*

*

Egyptian

*

*

Ethiopian

*

*

Fijian

*

*

Filipino

*

*

Gambian

*

*

*

Ghanian

*

*

Guatemalan

*

*

Guyanese

*

*

Iraqi

*

*

*

5

Jamaican

*

5

*

15

Jordanian

*

*

*

5

Kenyan

*

*

*

*

Kuwaiti

*

5

*

10

Lesothian

*

*

Malawian

*

*

*

*

Malaysian

*

*

*

Maltese

*

*

*

*

Maldivian

*

*

Namibian

*

*

Nepalese

*

*

*

5

Nigerian

*

*

*

*

Omani

5

*

5

15

Pakistani

*

*

*

*

Palestinian

*

*

Qatar

*

*

*

Rwandan

*

*

Saudi Arabian

*

*

*

5

Senegalese

*

*

*

Singaporean

*

*

*

*

South African

*

*

Sri Lankan

*

*

*

Sudanese

*

*

Tanzanian

*

*

*

Thai

*

*

*

U.A.E.

5

5

10

20

Ugandan

*

*

*

*

Yemeni

*

*

5

Total

67

54

64

185

Grand total

185