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Ministry of Defence: Civil Servants

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 98671, tabled on 2 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many scientific and technical civil servants were employed by his Department in (a) 2020 and (b) 2010.

Answered on

8 October 2020

The number of Civil Servants employed by the Ministry of Defence in the scientific and technical field in 2010 and 2020 are as follows:

2010

5,202

2020

5,404*

Where available, these figures include personnel in delegated Arm’s Length Bodies - Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO), Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) and the Defence Electronics and Components Agency (DECA).

*Excluding DE&S for which figures are not available.

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