§ Mr. Fatchett
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what are the latest available figures, on the ethnic origin of those serving as officers in(a) the Army, (b) the Navy and (c) the Royal Air Force; and if he will make a statement. 365W
§ Mr. Soames
The latest available information on the ethnic origin of officers in the armed forces is contained in the tri-service personnel statistical return entitled "Ethnic Composition of the Regular Armed Forces", a copy of which has been placed in the Library of the House.