Armed Forces: Married People:Written question - 69632

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Asked on: 28 March 2017
Ministry of Defence
Armed Forces: Married People
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many personnel presently serving in the (a) Navy, (b) Army and (c) RAF have a spouse or family member who is a veteran, serving personnel or a reservist.
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Answered by: Harriett Baldwin
Answered on: 18 April 2017

This information is not held in the format requested. However, the Department does hold information on the number of Regular Service personnel who have chosen to declare that they are either married to, or in a registered civil partnership with, another Regular Service person. These figures are provided below, broken down by Service as at 1 February 2017:

Service

No of Regular Service Personnel

Royal Navy/Royal Marines

1,090

Army

2,370

Royal Air Force

2,210

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