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Defence Export Services Organisation

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 24 April 2006, Official Report, column 821W, on the Defence Export Services Organisation, what the total salary of all the staff working in the Defence Export Services Organisation was (a) in 2005 and (b) 2006; and if he will make a statement. (113528)

Defence Export Services Organisation staff costs for 2005-06 are shown in the following table. Forecast costs are given for 2006-07. The receipts shown accrue from Government-to-Government projects, where costs are met by the customer Government.

£ million

Financial year

2005-06

2006-07

Expenditure

26.1

25.7

Receipts

-13.1

-12.9

Net staff costs

13.0

12.8