§ Dr. David Clark
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many employees there are in(a) the armed forces, (b) Ministry of Defence civilian staff, (c) Ministry of Defence agencies and (d) Ministry of Defence contractorised agencies. 
§ Mr. Soames
Regular service and civilian personnel strengths are given in table 2.1 of "UK Defence Statistics 1995", a copy of which is in the House of Commons Library. Personnel numbers in Defence agencies are given in table 2.20 of the same publication.