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Work and Pensions written question – answered on 25th February 2013.

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Photo of Mark Hendrick Mark Hendrick Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many staff of his Department are employed in Preston constituency; in which locations; and whether he has any plans to make such staff redundant.

Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The Department employs a total of 1,300 people in Preston constituency (data are as at 31 December 2012).

The following table shows the number of staff employed at each location in Preston constituency:

Location Postcode Number of staff
Barry House PR1 4DE 306
Duchy House PR1 1DD 372
Elizabeth House PR1 1DD 271
Gateway House PR1 2ER 126
Palatine House PR1 1HB 146
Red Rose House PR1 1HB 79
Total   1,300

There are no plans for compulsory redundancies to be made in this area.

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