Civil Service: Broadening and Diversifying Expertise

Part of Cabinet Office – in the House of Commons at on 9 June 2022.

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Photo of Heather Wheeler Heather Wheeler Assistant Whip, The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

I am afraid the hon. Lady is missing the point completely. Respectfully, taxpayers should have value for money, and a civil service that has grown by 24% in only a few years is outrageous. The most important point about diversity is that we are moving jobs out of London, with regional jobs all over, and we are reflecting the public in those regional jobs.