To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many and what percentage of employees in his Department worked (a) in departmental accommodation, (b) from home and (c) at any other location in the most recent 12-month period for which data is available.
The table below sets out the number of employees of the Department for International Trade (DIT), including UK Export Finance, and on payroll, as at 31 January 2018. The total also includes those people working for DIT, based overseas, and paid via the FCO payroll.
Number of employees
Home workers (UKEF)
Departmental accommodation is defined as locations occupied and assigned to DIT within the UK. Other location is defined as accommodation that DIT uses principally for overseas staff, which include Embassies and other consular accommodation.
The department operates a range of flexible working arrangements available to employees including home working. Those who have a formal home worker contract are shown above.