§ Mr. Woodall
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will give details of the sales, depreciation payments, interest payments, profit after interest and payments to the Consolidated Fund for the Royal ordnance factories in the year to the end of March 1979; and what is the total number of employees of the Royal ordnance factories and their total remuneration.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
The provisional figures are as follows:
Sales £284 million Provision for depreciation £10.4 million Interest payments £2.7 million Surplus after interest £33.6 million Proposed dividend payment to the Consolidated Fund £11.5 million Average total number of ROF employees £23,235 Their total remuneration £90 million