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Defence Vetting Agency

Defence written question – answered on 10th July 2013.

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Photo of Hugh Bayley Hugh Bayley NATO Parliamentary Assembly UK Delegation, NATO Parliamentary Assembly (President)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many people were employed by the Defence Vetting Agency in (a) York and (b) total at 1 April in each year since it was created.

Photo of Mark Francois Mark Francois The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The figures in the following table represent people employed by the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting for 2012 and 2013 and its predecessor the Defence Vetting Agency until 2011. (Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10).

  Staff based in York Overall total
2003 220 320
2004 220 340
2005 230 350
2006 230 350
2007 230 360
2008 250 390
2009 300 450
2010 310 470
2011 260 430
2012 220 350
2013 180 310

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