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Departments: Manpower

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many and what percentage of employees in (a) his Department and (b) each (i) executive agency and (ii) non-departmental public body funded by his Department are above state retirement age. (158936)

The number and percentage of employees in the Department and each Executive agency as at 1 September 2007 are shown in the following table.

All staff above retirement age (SRA)

Number

Percentage

Ministry of Defence (Less Agencies)

1,390

2.5

Defence Analytical Services Agency

1

2.2

Defence Medical and Education Training Agency

25

1

Defence Storage and Distribution Agency

70

1.8

Defence Vetting Agency

10

2.6

Ministry of Defence Police

55

0.7

Pay and Personnel Agency

25

2.0

Service Children’s Education

5

0.6

Service Personnel and Veterans Agency

45

4.0

Trading Fund Personnel

95

1.0

Ministry of Defence Total

1,730

2.1

1 Less than 5.

Source:

DASA (Quad Service).

Data for non-departmental public bodies funded by the Department is not held centrally.