HC Deb 18 July 1969 vol 787 cc203-4W
Mr. Marples

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what staff, by number and grades, is allocated full-time to standardisation and variety reduction within his Department.

Mr. John Morris

The Directorate of Standardisation was created within the Ministry of Defence in 1965, and its staff employed full-time on standardisation and variety reduction are as follows:

Grade Numbers
Brigadier 1
Asst. Directors/Eng. (Director) 2
Engineer Grade I 4
Engineer Grade II 3
Engineering Tech. Grade "B" 6
Engineering Tech. Grade I 19
Engineering Tech. Grade II 53
Senior Executive Officer 1
Higher Executive Officer 2
Executive Officer 9
Clerical staff 36
Total 136

In addition, the following staff in other areas are also employed full-time on similar duties:

Wing Commander 1
Squadron Leader 1
Major 1
Retired Officer Grade III 2
Technical Grade "B" 2
Technical Grade I 4
Engineer Grade II 1
Experimental Officer 2
Chief Draughtsman 1
Senior Draughtsman 3
Leading Draughtsman 7
Draughtsman 7
Drawing Office Assistant 3
Senior Scientific Assistant 2
Senior Production Engineer 3
Clerical Staff 7
Total 47