Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Staff

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 15th October 2020.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many staff in his Department are working primarily on (a) fossil fuels, (b) renewables, (c) energy efficiency and (d) nuclear energy.

Photo of Kwasi Kwarteng Kwasi Kwarteng The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The Department currently employs the following numbers of staff working primarily in these areas:

Upstream oil and gas policy

26 FTE

Downstream oil resilience

15 FTE

Gas policy

23 FTE

Coal policy (including staff working on the domestic & international transition away from coal)

6 FTE

Liabilities from the former nationalised coal industry

7.4 FTE

The Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and Decommissioning, based in Aberdeen

90.5 FTE

Renewable energy

104.6 FTE

Renewable heat

79 FTE

Energy efficiency

237 FTE

Nuclear energy

201.1 FTE

Does this answer the above question?

Yes6 people think so

No1 person thinks not

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