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Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Mass Media

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 19th October 2018.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Shadow Foreign Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many officials in his Department have a primary responsibility of dealing with the news media; and what the (a) grades and (b) job descriptions are of those officials.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

As of 15 September 2018, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Media Office had 24 members of staff:

a) These range from Assistant Press Officer to Head of News.

b) The role of the team is to support the media output of the Foreign Secretary and junior Ministers' departmental work. Teams divide responsibility by geographical regions and support Ministers accordingly.

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