§ Mr. Redmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer of 2 March,Official Report, column 110, what work is currently being carried out by his Department's six civil servants at his Department's establishment at Aston Down; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Archie Hamilton
The six civil servants at Aston Down control and monitor the depot operating contract to ensure that the required standards are maintained by the contractor. They also manage the depot budget and associated buildings and estate matters.