HC Deb 14 October 1991 vol 196 c63W
Dr. Goodson-Wickes

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many civilians are employed by the Ministry of Defence, broken down by category.

Mr. Alan Clark

At 1 April 1991, the Ministry of Defence employed 140,199 full-time equivalent United Kingdom-based civilian staff—49,866 industrial and 90,333 non-industrial—and 28,936 locally employed civilians overseas—19,080 industrial and 9.856 non-industrial.