Defence: Scotland

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 22nd October 2018.

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Photo of Ged Killen Ged Killen Labour/Co-operative, Rutherglen and Hamilton West

What estimate he has made of the change in real terms defence spending in Scotland since 2010.

Photo of Stuart Andrew Stuart Andrew Assistant Whip, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Ministry of Defence (MOD) expenditure with Scottish industry has increased in real terms from £1.372 billion in 2013-14 to £1.592 billion in 2016-17.

The number of jobs supported by MOD expenditure with industry in Scotland currently stands at 10,500, and this has increased every year since 2013.

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