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Department for International Development: Brexit

Department for International Development written question – answered on 31st October 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, how many of his civil servants have been deployed to other Departments from his Department's (a) London office b) Scotland office and (c) offices overseas to work on tasks relating to the UK leaving the EU.

Photo of Andrew Stephenson Andrew Stephenson Assistant Whip, Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

As at 28 October, the breakdown of DFID staff deployed to other government departments to work on EU exit related tasks is as follows:


No. deployed

DFID London


DFID Scotland


DFID Overseas

Less than 5

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