§ Mr. Fatchett
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what was the total number of officers and ranks in the(a) Army, (b) Royal Air Force and (c) Royal Navy for 1979, 1984 and each year since 1989.
§ Mr. Soames
The information requested is provided in the table below:
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