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UK Relations with EU

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 910228, tabled on 1 April 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on UK representation to the EU after the UK leaves the EU.

Answered on

4 April 2019

‚ÄčAs the Foreign Secretary set out during Foreign and Commonwealth Office Orals on 22 January, the number of staff in our UK Representation to the European Union has grown from over 120 in 2016 to over 180 in early 2019, and includes representatives from a wide range of Whitehall Departments and many smaller agencies. We will keep staffing under regular review to ensure it is appropriate to deliver government objectives.

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