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Office for Product Safety and Standards

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 5th November 2019.

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Photo of Rebecca Long-Bailey Rebecca Long-Bailey Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much funding was allocated to the Office for Product Safety and Standards; and how many staff were employed in that organisation in each of the last five years.

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

Holding answer received on 04 November 2019

This information can be derived from the BEIS Main and Supplementary Supply Estimates and the BEIS Annual Report and Accounts which are publicly available at the following:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-main-estimates

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/beis-annual-report-and-accounts-2018-to-2019

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/beis-annual-report-and-accounts-2017-to-2018

The OPSS was formed in January 2018 and its funding up to 31 March 2018 is not separately identifiable.

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