Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Wales

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 15th November 2018.

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Photo of Ben Lake Ben Lake Plaid Cymru, Ceredigion

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department plans to close the (a) Ofgem office on East Tyndall Street Cardiff, (b) (i) Registrar of Companies and (ii) Community Interest Companies offices on Crown Way Cardiff and (c) Intellectual Property Office on Cardiff Road Newport; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Richard Harrington Richard Harrington Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

There are no plans to close the offices of the Registrar of Companies and the Regulator of Community Interest Companies in Cardiff or the Intellectual Property Office in Newport.

Ofgem’s team in Wales is based in East Tyndall Street on a temporary basis. Ofgem is expecting to relocate the team when a suitable Government Hub becomes available in Cardiff.

We continue to work with the Government Property Agency to ensure our estate is an enabler for the delivery of Civil Service transformation, regional growth and the Government’s vision to strengthen the Union.

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