Supplementary written evidence from the
Ministry of Defence |
1. During the evidence session on 3 February,
witnesses undertook to provide the Select Committee with a memorandum
in response to Question Q54, about the number of Service Complaint
Panels that had taken place with an independent member and how
many panels there had been altogether.
2. The table below sets out the information requested,
together with additional figures for the number of Service Boards
that have been held over the same period.
||Panels convened with an independent member
||Panels convened without an independent member
|2011 up to 4 Feb||Navy
(a) These figures represent the Defence Council-level adjudications
of Service complaints made under the auspices of Armed Forces
(b) Redress of complaint cases which were made under the legislation
that preceded the Armed Forces Act 2006 and which reached the
same level have not been included because service complaint panels
were not available as an alternative to Service Boards under the
(c) Service Complaint Panel totals have been separated out
to show those panels which included an independent member and
those which did not.
16 February 2011