Ministry of Defence: Public Expenditure

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 10th October 2017.

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Photo of Deidre Brock Deidre Brock Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Devolved Government Relations), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Fair Work and Employment), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Northern Ireland)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will provide the data set out in tables 6, 7 and 10 of the document entitled MoD Regional Expenditure with UK Industry and Commerce and Supported Employment 2015-16 as it relates to Scotland.

Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Between 2013 and 2016, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) spent £4,203million (£4,234million in Constant Prices) in Scotland. The data in the tables below is a subset of the overall data used to produce Tables 6, 7 and 10 in the ‘MOD Regional Expenditure with UK Industry and Commerce and Supported Employment publication 2015/16.’ Information on how the figures were calculated can be found in the original publication at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/mod-regional-expenditure-with-uk-industry-and-supported-employment-201516

Table 6 - MOD Expenditure with Industry in Scotland in Current Prices: Breakdown by Industry Group

The figures in this table have been rounded to the nearest £1 million

Where rounding has been used, totals and sub-totals have been rounded separately and so may not equal the sum of the rounded parts

(£ million)

SIC (07)Section

Description

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

Scotland Total

1,303

1,393

1,507

A,B

Agriculture, Fishing and Mining

-

-

-

C

Manufacturing, excluding those industries itemised below

72

108

77

Weapons & Ammunition

36

41

31

Data Processing Equipment

-

-

-

Other Electrical Engineering

25

9

9

Electronics

9

11

3

Precision Instruments

128

77

11

Motor Vehicles & Parts

3

3

1

Shipbuilding & Repairing

396

497

831

Aircraft & Spacecraft

62

42

24

D, E

Electricity, Gas & Water

19

20

19

F

Construction

136

158

80

G

Wholesale & Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles

20

11

6

H, I, J

Hotels, Catering & Restaurants

13

15

14

Transport via Railways

-

-

-

Other Land Transport (incl. via pipelines)

-

-

-

Water, Air and Auxiliary/freight supply transportation

10

10

10

Post & Courier Services

-

-

-

Telecommunications

-

-

-

K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T

Technical and Financial Services, Business Activities, Education, Health and Other Service Activities excluding those industries itemised below

90

105

146

Real Estate & Renting

-

-

-

Computer Services

282

287

244

Table 7 - MOD Expenditure with Industry in Scotland in Constant 2015/16 Prices: Breakdown by Industry Group

The figures in this table have been rounded to the nearest £1 million

Where rounding has been used, totals and sub-totals have been rounded separately and so may not equal the sum of the rounded parts

(£ million)

SIC (07)Section

Description

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

Scotland Total

1,328

1,399

1,507

A,B

Agriculture, Fishing and Mining

-

-

-

C

Manufacturing, excluding those industries itemised below

73

108

77

Weapons & Ammunition

37

41

31

Data Processing Equipment

-

-

-

Other Electrical Engineering

26

9

9

Electronics

10

11

3

Precision Instruments

130

77

11

Motor Vehicles & Parts

3

3

1

Shipbuilding & Repairing

403

500

831

Aircraft & Spacecraft

64

42

24

D, E

Electricity, Gas & Water

20

20

19

F

Construction

139

158

80

G

Wholesale & Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles

20

11

6

H, I, J

Hotels, Catering & Restaurants

13

15

14

Transport via Railways

-

-

-

Other Land Transport (incl. via pipelines)

-

-

-

Water, Air and Auxiliary/freight supply transportation

10

10

10

Post & Courier Services

-

-

-

Telecommunications

-

-

-

K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T

Technical and Financial Services, Business Activities, Education, Health and Other Service Activities excluding those industries itemised below

91

105

146

Real Estate & Renting

-

-

-

Computer Services

287

288

244

Table 10 - Jobs Supported by MOD Expenditure with Industry in Scotland: Breakdown by Industry Group

The figures in this table have been rounded to the nearest 50 jobs.

Where rounding has been used, totals and sub-totals have been rounded separately and so may not equal the sum of the rounded parts

SIC (07)Section

Description

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

Scotland Total

8,800

9,550

9,750

A,B

Agriculture, Fishing and Mining

-

-

-

C

Manufacturing, excluding those industries itemised below

400

600

400

Weapons & Ammunition

200

200

150

Data Processing Equipment

-

-

-

Other Electrical Engineering

150

50

50

Electronics

50

100

-

Precision Instruments

850

500

50

Motor Vehicles & Parts

-

-

-

Shipbuilding & Repairing

2,950

3,550

5,350

Aircraft & Spacecraft

200

150

100

D, E

Electricity, Gas & Water

100

100

50

F

Construction

850

900

400

G

Wholesale & Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles

50

50

-

H, I, J

Hotels, Catering & Restaurants

250

250

250

Transport via Railways

-

-

-

Other Land Transport (incl. via pipelines)

-

-

-

Water, Air and Auxiliary/freight supply transportation

50

50

50

Post & Courier Services

-

-

-

Telecommunications

-

-

-

K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T

Technical and Financial Services, Business Activities, Education, Health and Other Service Activities excluding those industries itemised below

900

1,000

1,150

Real Estate & Renting

-

-

-

Computer Services

1,900

2,050

1,600

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