HC Deb 15 December 1978 vol 960 c403W

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the total number of acceptances of applicants from Northern Ireland into the three women's services: he Women's Royal Naval Service, the Women's Royal Army Corps and the Women's Royal Air Force in the years 1976 and 1977.


Details of recruits to the women's services in financial years 1976–77 and 1977–78 to join at careers information offices in Northern Ireland are as follows:

1976–77 1977–78
Royal Navy 4 6
Army 13 16
RAF 14 19

These figures exclude officers and members of Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service who are recruited centrally and for whom regional figures are not available.

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