To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much of its personnel budget for financial years (a) 2001–02, (b) 2000–01, (c) 1999–2000, (d) 1998–99 and (e) 1997–98 the (i) Queen Victoria School, (ii) Pay and Personnel Agency and (iii) Naval Recruiting and Training Agency spent in Scotland in (A) monetary terms and (B) as a percentage of the total personnel budget for that year; how many personnel were employed in Scotland in these years; and if he will make a statement.
Total staff costs are published in the agencies' annual report and accounts for the relevant financial years, copies of which are available in the House and from the following agency websites at http://www.qvs.org.uk/and http://www.ppa.mod.uk/.
Agency personnel costs on a regional basis are not recorded centrally or by the agency. However, the Queen Victoria school is based solely in Scotland, whereas the pay and personnel agency has confirmed from locally held records that it has attracted no staff costs in Scotland since its formation in 1996.
Both civilian and Service personnel data by agency are collated annually at
The number of Service personnel employed by agency and location is not collated centrally. In the case of the pay and personnel agency, locally held records confirm that no Service personnel have been employed in Scotland since the agency formation in 1996.
A table showing numbers of civilian personnel by MOD agency, for the agency as a total and those employed in Scotland specifically, for the period