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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: EU Law

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 45596, tabled on 2 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many officials in their Department are working on Retained EU Law legislation.

Answered on

16 September 2022

Coordinating work related to the proposed Retained EU Law (Reform and Revocation) Bill is spread across several teams in Defra, with cumulative staff time spent on this work amounting to approximately three FTE officials. In addition, Defra policy officials and legal officials are supporting this work as part of their normal business activities.