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Departmental Expenditure

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 9 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much his Department incurred in (a) equipment expenditure, (b) non-equipment expenditure, (c) service personnel costs and (d) civil personnel costs in Scotland in each year since 1997. (290801)

Estimated direct MOD expenditure in Scotland under the categories requested for the years where data are available (i.e. 2001-02 to 2006-07) are presented in the following table:

VAT exclusive at current prices (£ million)

Scotland

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

Total

1,480

1,560

1,720

1,630

1,720

1,620

of which:

(a) Equipment expenditure

450

580

670

600

560

520

(b) Non Equipment expenditure

320

270

300

290

400

320

(c) Service personnel costs

480

510

570

560

560

590

(d) Civilian personnel costs

230

200

180

180

200

190

Notes:

1. Figures are rounded to the nearest £10 million.

2. Figures relate to expenditure in the whole Scottish Government Office Region rather than to any individual military or civilian establishments.

3. Indirect expenditure, such subcontracted work, is not reflected in the figures.

A. Personnel costs exclude contributions made by MOD to the Armed Forces Pensions Scheme and War Pensions Scheme.

5. Data were either not prepared or were deemed not to be of sufficient quality prior to 2001-02.