§ 28. Mr. Win Griffiths
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many(a) service personnel and (b) agency staff in the defence field are employed in Wales; and how many were employed in 1992. 
§ Mr. Ingram
The number of fire service personnel currently employed in Wales on Ministry of Defence and QinetiQ sites is 105. This figure covers contract, civilian, and service personnel. As at August 2002, there were 3,733 Agency staff based in Wales; this figure includes those staff working for Trading Fund agencies.
Information on fire service personnel and Agency staff employed in 1992 is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.