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Finance: Staff

House of Lords written question – answered on 6th April 2011.

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Photo of Lord Myners Lord Myners Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of the workforce of the Office for Budget Responsibility is based outside London; what are their principal locations; and what are the principal functions performed there.

Photo of Lord Sassoon Lord Sassoon The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), and I have asked the OBR to reply.

Letter from Robert Chote, Chairman, Office for Budget Responsibility, to Lord Myners, dated April 2011.

As Chair of the Budget Responsibility Committee of the Office for Budget Responsibility I have been asked to reply to your recent question,

To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of the workforce of the Office for Budget Responsibility is based outside London; what are their principal locations; and what are the principal functions performed there. HL8089

All staff employed directly by the OBR work in our London office.

The OBR contracts some administrative human resource and financial management support services from HM Treasury. Some of HM Treasury's staff providing these services are based in Norwich.

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