DARA spent £6.63 million on civilian pay at its Almondbank site in Perthshire during the financial year 2005-06. The figure represents 9.19 per cent. of DARA’s total personnel budget during the same period. For the financial period 2004-05 the costs were £6.48 million, representing 7.91 per cent. of DARA’s total personnel costs during that financial reporting period. These figures are only the pay, allowance and overtime costs and exclude agency staff.
In the financial year 2004-05, the Defence Medical and Training Agency (DMETA) did not spend any of its budget in Scotland. In the financial year 2005-06, some £129,000 was spent by DMETA on the placement of a service doctor with a Scottish hospital. This represented some 1.5 per cent. of the agency’s total personnel budget.
DMETA does not own any training or other units in Scotland, although it places Defence Medical Services personnel in Scottish hospitals from time to time.
The figures requested are as follows:
(£) Percentage 2004-05 137,510 0.01 2005-06 140,900 0.01 Note: These figures do not include travel and subsistence costs.
These figures do not include travel and subsistence costs.
The BFPO headquarters occupies its current location for logistical reasons, basing itself near the Ml and M25 and close to both Heathrow airport and RAF Brize Norton, which provide the excellent communication necessary to support BFPO in its role.
In 2005-06 the Veterans Agency spent £22.03 million on personnel costs, of which £0.5 million was spent in Scotland. This represents 2.27 per cent. of the total personnel budget.
In 2004-05 the Veterans Agency spent £19.184 million on personnel costs, of which £0.47 million was spent in Scotland. This represents 2.45 per cent. of the total personnel budget.