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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Secondment

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 57526, tabled on 13 December 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many staff are seconded to his Department; and from where those staff have been seconded.

Answered on

19 December 2016

As of the end of November, BEIS has 21 staff seconded in from other organisations.

The seconding organisations into BEIS are shown below:

Research Councils UK

NHS Trust Development Authority

Wellcome Trust

University of Birmingham

University of Sheffield

Liverpool University

HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England)

City of Westminster

Irish Government

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (German Government)

Northern Gas Networks




Ernst and Young LLP


VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas)

The Crown Estate

CTSI (Chartered Trading Standards Institute).