§ Mr. Caborn
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the individuals, by name, civil service post and receiving company, who are on temporary secondment from his Department to industry as part of the continuing programme of interchange of staff with the private sector. 
§ Mr. Arbuthnot
There are 26 MOD civil servants who are currently seconded from MOD to industry as part of the Ministry's interchange with industry programme. The list of receiving companies or organisations, with the civil service grade(s) of their secondee(s), is as follows:
Organisation Grade number Involvement and Participation Association Grade 6 x 1 Prince's Youth Business Trust Grade 7 x 1 Raytheon Ltd. Grade 5 x 1 Opportunities for People with Disabilities Grade 5 x 1 SEO x 1 EO x 1 Docklands Light Railway Ltd. Grade 5 x 1
Organisation Grade number Grade 7 x 1 South Dorset Economic Partnership EO x 1 Hunting/Brae Ltd. HPTO x 2 BAe SEMA Grade 6 x 1 Addison Wesley Longman Senior Librarian x 1 Engineering Dalmuir Suspension Technician x 1 Cray Communications Ltd. Grade 7 x 1 British Railways Board Grade 5 x 1 Civil Aviation Authority Fire Services Officer x 1 Science Management BMT Defence Services Ltd. Trainee x 1 The Trident Trust HEO x 1 Chief Typing Manager x 1 Prince's Scottish Youth Business Trust HEO x 1 EO x 1 Bristol and Avon Enterprise Agency SEGO x 1 Northern Development Company Grade 7 x 1 Kings College, London—Centre of Defence Studies HEO x 1 Fairfax Electronic Commerce Resource Centre Senior Patents Officer x 1
It is MOD policy not to name individual civil servants who may be working outside the Ministry.