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Defence Equipment and Support: Manpower

Volume 474: debated on Monday 31 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the effects of the merger of the Defence Procurement Agency and the Defence Logistics Organisation have been on overall staff numbers. (196357)

The decision to merge the Defence Procurement Agency and the Defence Logistics Organisation was not numbers driven and as such has had no direct impact on staff numbers. Since merger however, DE and S has been looking for ways to become more effective and as a result, this is likely to reduce the size of the organisation.