Hansard on Trident, Scotland, 21st July 2008

Ms Katy Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the number of civilian jobs in Scotland dependent on the Trident programme; what the locations are of those jobs; and how many there are at each site. [219728]

Des Browne: The latest available figure for civilian jobs that directly rely upon the Trident programme in Scotland is 859, as at December 2006. It was estimated at that point that there were a further 250 indirect civilian jobs based on employment relating to support activities to the Trident programme.

The 859 direct jobs are broken down by location as follows:

/Location/     /Number/

HM Naval Base Clyde (Faslane)


Royal Navy Armament Depot Coulport


Vulcan Naval Reactor Test Establishment




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