HC Deb 07 March 2000 vol 345 cc650-1W
Mr. Salmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many of his Department's civilian personnel are employed in Scotland; where they are employed: how many are at each location; and which agencies employ them. [112857]

Dr. Moonie

There are 9,098 civilian personnel employed in Scotland. Details of where they are employed, how many are at each location and which agencies employ them are set out in the tables:

Location Personnel compliment
All Scotland 9,098
Aberdeen 104
Angus 120
Annandale 11
Argyll 5
Badenoch 4
Banff 71
Caithness 5
Clydebank 35
Cunninghame 594
Dumbarton 3,001
Dundee 63
Dunfermline 703
East Kilbride 6
East Lothian 158
Edinburgh 324
Ettrick 1
Falkirk 2
Glasgow 1,745
Hamilton 1
Inverclyde 56
Inverness 55
Kirkaldy 1
Kyle 67
Merrick 20
Midlothian 95
Monklands 2
Moray 703
Motherwell 1
North East Fife 323
Nithsdale 3
Orkney 5
Perth 439
Renfrew 5
Ross 1
Skye 15
Stewartry 18
Stirling 273
West Lothian 3
Western Is, 14
Zetland 47

Agency Personnel compliment
Non-Agency personnel (less Royal Fleet Auxiliary 2,352
UK Hydrographic Office 3
Meteorological Office 157
Service Childrens Education 2
Queen Victoria School 68
Defence Postal and Courier Service 8
Army Base Repair Organisation 110
Ministry of Defence Police 870
Naval Recruiting and Training Agency 13
RAF Training Group Defence Agency 41
Army Training and Recruiting Agency 116
Defence Communications Service Agency 21
Defence Estates 79
Naval Bases and Supplies Agency 3,080
Logistics Support Services 83
RAF Signals Engineering Establishment 77
Defence Clothing and Textile Agency 1
Defence Dental Agency 11
Medical Supply Agency 6
Army Personnel Centre 1,130
Ships Support Agency 151
Defence Vetting Agency 6
Defence Aviation Repair Agency 350
Defence Storage and Distribution Agency 36
Defence Housing Executive 99
Defence Procurement Agency 227


1. The data covers UK based permanent civilian personnel counted in the official Ministry of Defence civil service figures. It excludes UK based casual civilian personnel and permanent civilian personnel whose salaries are paid for, or reimbursed by, other non Ministry of Defence organisations such as NATO and USAF.

2. The data excludes all Defence Evaluation and Research Agency staff on whom reliable location data is not available.

3. Numbers will not always add up to the total MOD personnel in Scotland.