HL Deb 06 March 1995 vol 562 cc5-6WA
Lord Kennet

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many serving officers, officers retired from the Armed Forces, and officials retired from the Ministry of Defence have applied to join defence firms in the following countries: the United States, France, Germany, Italy and Japan, and in each case how many have been given permission to do so, and how many have in fact taken up the jobs.

Lord Henley:

Since 1 January 1990, applications were received, and approved, as follows:

Country Number
USA 11
France 1
Germany 2
Italy 0
Japan 0

Applicants are not required to advise the department whether or not appointments are taken up.