Navy: Scotland

(asked on 20th April 2021) - View Source

Question to the Ministry of Defence:

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many and what proportion of uniformed Royal Navy personnel based at (a) Faslane and (b) Coulport are Scottish taxpayers.


Answered by
James Heappey Portrait
James Heappey
Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Minister for the Armed Forces)
This question was answered on 27th April 2021

At 1 January 2021, 3,624 uniformed Royal Navy Service personnel were stationed at locations in Argyll and Bute, comprising the Faslane and Coulport sites. Of these, 1,393 personnel were Scottish taxpayers, which translates to 38.4% of the total.

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