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Departmental Publicity

Volume 467: debated on Thursday 22 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many full-time equivalent staff are responsible for brand management and marketing in his Department and its agencies. (165236)

Currently seven full-time equivalent members of staff are employed in marketing and brand management in the Ministry of Defence Directorate of Public Relations. Defence Agencies, Top Level Budgets areas, Trading Funds, Joint Headquarters, single Service Commands and some military units employ brand managers and marketing specialists, or have individuals who carry out marketing tasks in addition to their main role. Accurate information is not held centrally and could be provided only at a disproportionate cost.