Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (459)

Sorca Clarke

Question:

459. Deputy Sorca Clarke asked the Minister for Defence to set out the number of medical discharges by rank and by discipline in the Defence Forces in each of the years 2018, 2019 and to date in 2020, in tabular form. [38547/20]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

I have requested the Military Authorities to provide this information as soon as possible and I will revert to the Deputy as soon as the information is made available to me.

The following deferred reply was received under Standing Order 51
The following table provides details of the number of medical discharges by rank and by discipline in the Defence Forces in each of the years 2018, 2019 and to date in 2020:

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2018

2019

2020

Rank

Army

Naval   Service

Air   Corps

Army

Naval   Service

Air   Corps

Army

Naval   Service

Air   Corps

Captain

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

Lieutenant

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Barrack Quartermaster   Sergeant

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sergeant

5

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

Corporal

9

1

 

 

 

2

5

 

 

Private

13

 

 

7

 

1

13

3

 

Total

28

1

0

7

1

3

21

3

0