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Chequers: Staff

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 16972, tabled on 13 June 2022

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 7 June 2022 to Question 11686 on Chequers: Staff, whether the salaries of any staff employed at Chequers are paid for by the public purse.

Answered on

16 June 2022

Chequers is not a government building; it is run and managed by an independent trust. Under the Chequers Estate Act 1958 it has been the practice, under successive Governments, for the Estate to receive a grant-in-aid payment. Staffing numbers and salaries are a matter for the Trust.

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Cabinet Office
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