§ 70. Mr. Philip Noel-Baker
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what numbers of men and women were employed by Her Majesty's Government on 1st October, 1969, for military purposes in the following categories, namely, the regular armed forces, civilians directly working for, and attached to, the regular armed forces, employment on defence production and research contract work, employment in defence departments, civilian industrial staffs in defence departments not already included, and those in indirect employment not already included.
§ Mr. Hattersley
Questions of the numbers of employees in industry engaged on defence production and research contract work, and of other personnel who may be indirectly employed on defence work in industry or by other Departments, fall outside by responsibilities. The figures for the regular armed forces32W and civilian employees of the Ministry of Defence are as follows:—
United Kingdom personnel Locally enlisted personnel Men Women Regular Armed Forces 361,650 13,850 21,000
United Kingdom based Locally engaged Ministry of Defence civilians serving with Service Commands and Units 115,380 64,320 Ministry of Defence Head-quarters 13,040 — Other civilians employed by the Ministry of Defence at home and abroad: Industrial 79,060 6,740 Non-Industrial 54,240 1,870
(a) The figures for the regular armed forces relate to 1st September and are the latest available.
(b) The figures for civilians relate to 1st July and are the latest available. Separate figures for men and women are not readily available.