To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many full-time (a) regular, (b) civilian and (c) full-time reservist personnel are stationed permanently at each of his Department's facilities in Scotland.
22 November 2021
The Ministry of Defence produces personnel statistics by region, but not by individual establishments. Full-time regular and civilian personnel stationed in Scotland can be found in table 1.1a and table 1.1b of the MS Excel Annual Location Statistics publication published 1 April 2021 at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/location-of-uk-regular-service-and-civilian-personnel-annual-statistics-2021
Table (2) provides a breakdown of Full-time Reserve (FTRS) Personnel1 in Scotland2:
The figures for FTRS have the potential for errors because the stationed location data has not been verified for this population.
Royal Navy / Royal Marines
- Full Time Reserve Service (FTRS) personnel are personnel who fill service posts for a set period on a full-time basis (this is different from mobilisation) while being a member of one of the Reserve Forces, either as an ex-regular or as a volunteer.
- Based on region as recorded in Joint Personnel Administration (JPA). The figures are based on Service Personnel’s stationed location and not their location of residence.
Personnel deployed on operations to an area away from their stationed location are shown against their most recent stationed location. The Royal Navy/Royal Marines personnel on sea service are included against the local authority containing the home port of their ship.