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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Staff

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 7522, tabled on 15 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many and what proportion of staff of his Department were based in each region of the UK in each of the last 10 years.

Answered on

20 July 2015

The number and proportion of Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) staff based in each region of the UK (as shown on the BIS staff database) as at 31 March 2015 was as follows:

Location

Headcount

Percentage

Birmingham

37

1.5%

Bristol

12

0.5%

Cambridge

8

0.3%

Cardiff

46

1.8%

London

2065

81.2%

National

133

5.2%

Sheffield

241

9.5%

Grand Total

2542

100.0%

Due to a change in the database used to capture staff information it is not possible to provide data for previous years within the timescale.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
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