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Rio Tinto Group

HM Treasury written question – answered on 25th February 2015.

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Photo of Ian Lavery Ian Lavery Labour, Wansbeck

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether any former officials of his Department have taken employment with Rio Tinto plc in the last five years.

Photo of Andrea Leadsom Andrea Leadsom The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

The Civil Service Business Appointments Rules, which are published on, apply to civil servants who intend to take up an appointment or employment after leaving the Civil Service and the approval process will differ depending upon the applicant’s seniority.

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