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Departmental Manpower

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 15 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many people were employed by the Ministry of Defence in the most recent year for which records are available. (201006)

The number of civilian personnel employed by the Ministry of Defence is published in Civilian Personnel Statistics 1 (CPS 1), “Civilian workforce by grade equivalence and budgetary employing area”. A copy of the latest publication, as at 1 January 2008 can be found at:

http://centre.defence.mod.uk/dasa/natstats/cps1/cps1tab1.html

The next edition of CPS 1 is due to be released on 30 April 2008 containing figures as at 1 April 2008.

The number of service personnel employed by the Ministry of Defence is published in Tri-Service Publication 1 (TSP 1), “Strength, intake and outflow of UK Regular Forces”. A copy of the latest publication, as at 1 March 2008 can be found at:

http://www.dasa.mod.uk/natstats/tspl/gender.html

The next edition of TSP 1 is due to be released on 22 May 2008 containing figures as at 1 April 2008.