HC Deb 23 June 1993 vol 227 cc192-3W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many service personnel were court-martialled in each of the last three years in(a) the Royal Navy, (b) the Royal Air Force and (c) the Army and the number of service personnel from each of these services discharged from the services as a result of their court martial.

Mr. Hanley

The number of service personnel convicted by court martial, and the number consequently dismissed in the most recent years for which figures are available, are as follows:

Royal Navy Army Royal Air Force
Number of offenders 38 704 129
Offenders dismissed 21 281 32
Number of offenders 31 816 140
Offenders dismissed 7 322 29
Number of offenders 52 726 120
Offenders dismissed 16 270 40