To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) US service personnel, (b) US contractors, (c) US civilians, (d) Royal Air Force personnel, (e) Ministry of Defence Policy agency personnel, (f) Ministry of Defence Guarding Service personnel, (g) UK army personnel, (h) UK naval personnel, (i) GCHQ personnel, (j) UK contractors, (k) UK civilians, (l) US military chaplains and (m) UK military chaplains are working at Menwith Hill.
|US Service Personnel||540|
|US Civilians and Contractors||892|
|UK Army Personnel||0|
|UK Naval Personnel||8|
|UK Civilians (Excl MDPGA)||325|
|US Military Chaplains||2|
|UK Military Chaplains||0|
|(1) The number of UK contractors' personnel working at RAF Menwith Hill may vary on a day to day basis.|
I am withholding the number of GCHQ employees in accordance with government practice not to reveal numbers of personnel working in intelligence at specific locations. I am also withholding the numbers for both the Ministry of Defence Police and the Ministry of Defence Guard Agency for the purpose of the proper enforcement of law, and in the interests of national defence.