To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many staff in his Department and its agencies have attended the (a) Influencing with Integrity, (b) Emotional Intelligence, (c) Counselling Skills for the Workplace, (d) Managing your Confidence, (e) Balancing Work/ Life Realities and (f) Working Assertively training course run by the National School of Government in the last 12 months for which information is available; and at what cost.
The Department was set up as part of the Machinery of Government changes on
Influencing with Integrity: one employee at a cost of £726;
Working Assertively: two employees at a combined cost of £1,452.
Total cost involved: £2,178.