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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Staff

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 13th February 2020.

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Photo of Rachel Reeves Rachel Reeves Chair, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of her Department’s policy roles are based outside of London.

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

As of 31st January 2020, 8% of policy roles in the Department were based outside London.

The current distribution of our workforce reflects legacy decisions about office locations and role placements. We are committed to working with the Places for Growth Programme, Beyond Whitehall, and other related initiatives, as part of the Government Estates Strategy.

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