Ministry of Defence: Information Officers

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many press officers have been employed by his Department in each year since 2015.

Answered on

10 January 2022

The current number of media relations officers (press officers) within the Directorate of Defence Communications, the central lead for Defence Communications within the MOD is 18 posts. The number has remained broadly consistent since financial year (FY) 2016-17 as per the table below. Data for FY 2015-16 is not held.

FY

DDC Media Relation Officers

2016-17

17

2017-18

18

2018-19

18

2019-20

18

2020-21

17

2021-22

18


Original Source

https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/written-questions/detail/2022-01-05/98212


 

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