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Public Bodies: West Midlands

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 24th March 2020.

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Photo of Marco Longhi Marco Longhi Conservative, Dudley North

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what plans he has to relocate public bodies to the West Midlands.

Photo of Chloe Smith Chloe Smith Assistant Whip, Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

The Government has committed to relocating a minimum of 22,000 Civil Service roles outside of central London over the next decade. This will include the West Midlands alongside other parts of the UK. There is now a policy presumption against the creation of new public bodies in London.

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