§ Mr. Hendry
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many service personnel he expects to leave the forces in the forthcoming year.
§ Mr. Hanley
In the financial year ending 31 March 1994, it is estimated that some 34, 570 personnel will leave the regular armed forces. This figure includes trainees who are not expected to complete initial training for various reasons and 8, 482 personnel who will depart on redundancy terms.175W