To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Answer of 9 March 2022 to Question 132402 on civil service staff networks, what information he holds on (a) FTE staff time and (b) budgets available to recognised staff groups within his Department in each of the last three years.
24 May 2022
With reference to the answer of 9 March 2022, HM Treasury has several staff networks.
Network activities are voluntary and are carried out in addition to the individuals’ normal role.
There is no allocated budget available for networks within the Department.
Staff networks and societies provide valuable support to staff, they promote activities and opportunities for talented civil servants encouraging an inclusive work culture.