Royal Navy: Labour Turnover:Written question - 14787

(Portsmouth South)
Asked on: 10 February 2020
Ministry of Defence
Royal Navy: Labour Turnover
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to ensure staff retention in the Royal Navy.
Answered by: Anne-Marie Trevelyan
Answered on: 13 February 2020

Staff retention trends in the Royal Navy have remained stable with between 7.8% and 9.1% leaving annually over the last five years.

The Royal Navy has introduced a number of initiatives to improve retention. These include targeted retention incentives and career extensions along with rebalancing current uniformed roles ashore to sea-facing roles creating better predictability and stability for frontline personnel and their families.

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