§ Mr. Keetch
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to his answer of 8 January 2003,Official 451W Report, column 226W, on S-type contracts, what the rank is of those soldiers serving on S-type contracts. 
§ Dr. Moonie
The breakdown by rank of those soldiers who are employed on an S-type engagement following termination of their notice or open engagement after a manning control review, is shown in the following table.
Pte LCpl Cpl Sgt Army total Rank totals 82 76 162 31 351