§ Mr. Chaytor
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many graduate scientists were recruited by the Nuclear Weapons Research Establishment at Aldermaston in each of the last three years; and how many additional graduate scientists will be recruited during 2003–04. 
§ Dr. Moonie
The following figures show the number of science graduates recruited at the Atomic Weapons Establishment.
Science graduates 2000–01 39 2001–02 38 2002–03 43
The expected recruitment figure for 2003–04 is 50.