HC Deb 19 July 1966 vol 732 c61W
91. Sir T. Beamish

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT the figures for recruitment and re-engagement in terms of man-years for each of the three services, shown separately, for 12 months up to the latest available date, and for the previous 12 months.

Mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu


1st April, 1964 to 31st March, 1965 1st April, 1965 to 31st March, 1966
Recruitment Man-years
 Royal Navy and Royal Marines 70,315 69,545
 Army 222,494 178,759
 Royal Air Force 36,814 45,456
 Royal Navy and Royal Marines 19,490 22,265
 Army 38,720 36,424
 Royal Air Force 21,603 28,576