Dáil Éireann - Volume 538 - 21 June, 2001

Other Questions. - FCA Strength.

14. Mr. J. O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Defence the number of people in the FCA; the number of officers, non-commissioned officers and other ranks; and the numbers envisaged in the new arrangements being proposed. [17969/01]

Mr. M. Smith: Details of the current strength of the FCA together with the proposed establishment of the new FCA are in the form of the following tabular statement:

Strength of the FCA as at 30/4/01.

Officers

NCOs

Privates

Total

721.00

2936.00

9320.00

12977.00

Proposed Establishment of the New FCA

Officers

NCOs

Privates

Total

Integrated

165.00

808.00

1683.00

2656.00

Non-Integrated

649.00

2876.00

6242.00

9767.00

Total

814.00

3684.00

7925.00

12423.00