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star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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Home Office more like this
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star this property hansard heading Home Office: Brexit more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many officials in his Department have been seconded away from their normal duties to work on the UK's withdrawal from the EU; and what effect that secondment of staff has had on the effectiveness of his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tottenham more like this
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Mr David Lammy more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
star this property answer text <p>The department has been continually assessing the resourcing levels required to prepare for EU Exit across all possible scenarios, developing contingency plans in line with government policy. It is not possible to provide the number of staff who have been moved from normal duties. This is because staff are generally engaged across a range of workstreams, which will include business as usual activity as well as EU Exit preparations, across all scenarios.</p><p>To release existing capacity on to specialist roles to support the UK’s exit from the EU in an orderly manner, the Home Office took a number of reprioritisation choices in early 2019 to release capacity on to critical EU Exit roles. This was undertaken as part of a cross-government reprioritisation exercise.</p><p>As a general principle, reprioritisation decisions within the Home Office focussed on areas of its domestic work which could be scaled back or slowed, thus alleviating the need to halt these areas of work in their entirety whilst fulfilling the need to release the required numbers of specialist resource on to critical EU Exit roles.</p><p>To minimise the overall demand for internal reprioritisation, the Home Office also sought to secure resource through the Cabinet Office clearing hub, a government-wide initiative set up to meet the demands of EU Exit through cross-departmental redeployment of resource across policy and operational delivery roles.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-06-07T13:33:23.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-07T13:33:23.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Lammy more like this