HC Deb 30 January 2002 vol 379 c334W
Mr. Soames

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is(a) the establishment and (b) the actual strength, excluding attached troops, of the regiments of the Royal Armoured Corps. [28833]

Mr. Ingram

[pursuant to the reply, 24 January 2002, c. 993W]: Owing to a coding error which excluded personnel not recorded against the main Unit Identification Number, eg Rear Party personnel, the establishment and strength of the regiments of the Royal Armoured Corps was incorrect. The correct figures are detailed in the table:

Regiment Establishment Strength
Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment 324 312
Queens Dragoon Guards 358 384
Scots Dragoon Guards 451 390
9th/12thRoyal Lancers 358 354
2 Royal Tank Regiment 460 452
Royal Dragoon Guards 451 459
Household Cavalry Regiment 421 416
Queen's Royal Hussars 451 426
King's Royal Hussars 451 435
Light Dragoons 429 392
Queen's Royal Lancers 451 410
Joint Nuclear Biological and Chemical Regiment 200 196