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Department for International Trade: Staff

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 56943, tabled on 12 December 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what proportion of the £26 million, referred to in paragraph 3.34 of the Autumn Statement 2016, to recruit additional policy staff to support international trade issues will be allocated to his Department.

Answered on

15 December 2016

The 2016 Autumn Statement announced additional resources, for the Department for International Trade (DIT), of up to £7m in 16/17, £21.6m in 17/18, £23.3m in 18/19 and £23.6m in 19/20 to strengthen trade policy capability.

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