Departmental Staff and Facilities (Scotland)

Defence written question – answered on 21st February 2005.

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Photo of Mr David Stewart Mr David Stewart PPS (Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State), Department for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence

(1) how many armed forces personnel are based in Scotland;

(2) how many armed forces civilian support staff are based in Scotland.

Photo of Mr Ivor Caplin Mr Ivor Caplin Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence

The Defence Analytical Services Agency is currently reviewing the source data and process by which UK location statistics are compiled. New figures will not be available until the review is complete. The outcome of this review is due to be announced later this month.

There are 6,980 civilian personnel based in Scotland at 1 January 2005.

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