Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (461)

Sorca Clarke

Question:

461. Deputy Sorca Clarke asked the Minister for Defence the number of members of the Naval Service who have spent between zero to 60, 61 and 75, 76 and 81 and more than 82 days at sea in tabular form. [38549/20]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

The military authorities have advised me that the data requested by the Deputy is not readily accessible as they do not capture such data in this manner.

I can confirm that the number of personnel who have claimed Patrol Duty Allowance in the bands requested for 2019 and 2020 is as follows:

2019

Number of Days at Sea

Number of Officers

Number of Enlisted

Total

0-60 days

84

287

371

61-75 days

13

60

73

76-81 days

4

16

20

over 82 days

32

197

229

2020*

Number of Days at Sea

Number of Officers

Number of Enlisted

Total

0-60 days

53

295

348

61-75 days

10

38

48

76-81 days

8

29

37

over 82 days

14

81

95

*30 September 2020