Department for International Development: Secondment

Department for International Development written question – answered on 25th March 2019.

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Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Minister (International Development)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to her letter to the Chair of the International Development Committee on 18 March 2019 on redeployment of DFID staff, if she will publish a breakdown of which departments the 58 staff were deployed to from her Department.

Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

DFID continues to work to support other government departments meet increased demands as a result of the UK’s exit from the EU, whilst ensuring continued delivery of its core business. This includes maintaining our commitment to spend 0.7 of GNI well and providing lifesaving humanitarian response.

The total number of staff deployed by DFID as of March 14th 2019 is 74. The table below provides a breakdown of this figure by receiving department.

Other Government Department

Total

B.I.G

15

BEIS

1

CO

2

DCMS

1

DEFRA

23

DExEU

7

DIT

16

DIT (TfD)

1

FCO

7

NIO

1

Total

74

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