To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many people work at NSA/NRO Menwith Hill; and how many of those people are (a) US Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines, (b) US contractors, (c) US civilians, (d) NSA, (e) NRO, personnel, (f) US CIA, (g) British military, (h) RAF personnel, including the RAF Liaison Officer, (i) his Department's personnel, (j) GCHQ personnel, (k) British contractors and (l) British civilians.
13 November 2017
The numbers of personnel based at RAF Menwith Hill are given below, and are current as of 8 November 2017:
7 (5 RN; 2 RAF)
The number of GCHQ employees is included in the overall figure for UK civilians as it is Government practice not to disclose the number of personnel working in intelligence at specific locations.
The US authorities do not release a detailed breakdown of US civilian personnel; therefore the overall total of US civilians has been provided.