HC Deb 10 January 2000 vol 342 c97W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many personnel are assigned to the STANOC centre; on what date it was established; and from which subheads of which votes its funds are taken. [104318]

Mr. Spellar

The Army's Surveillance, Target Acquisition, Night Observation and Counter-Surveillance Centre (STANOC) was formed in 1971. The current establishment is two officers and four other ranks. The Centre is funded by the Adjutant General's Top Level Budget under the following Votes and subheads:

Vote 1

  • Army Manpower—subhead 1B1
  • Travel and Subsistence—subhead 1E1
  • Stationery—subhead 1L9
  • IT—subhead 1F5.