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Ministry of Defence: Staff

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 15th March 2016.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of his Department's (a) Senior Civil Servants and (b) core policy civil servants are based in London.

Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

In the Ministry of Defence (MOD), 31.3% of Senior Civil Servants and those of an equivalent grade, primarily Senior Medical Specialists, are based in London.

The proportion of MOD civil servants employed in policy roles is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

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