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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Civil Servants: Scotland more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government is taking to increase the size of the civil service in Scotland. more like this
tabling member constituency Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk more like this
tabling member printed
John Lamont more like this
uin 251338 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
answer text <p>The Government committed in the 2018 Government Estates Strategy to locate more Civil<br>Service roles into the regions and nations of the United Kingdom. To deliver on this<br>commitment, the Cabinet Office is co-ordinating such activity under the Places for Growth<br>programme. This programme will take a place-based approach to relocating roles that<br>ensures we have the skills and capacity in the right places to enable organisations and<br>cities to flourish</p><p>The Places for Growth team have been engaging with local stakeholders across the UK,<br>including in Scotland, to build this nationwide picture of skills and specialisms. This informs<br>the programme’s support of departmental estates and workforce planning for the<br>forthcoming Spending Review, to ensure alignment with Places for Growth principles</p><p>Departments will be required to relocate roles, including senior roles.</p><p>The Civil Service workforce survey (2018) shows that the size of the Civil Service in<br>Scotland is 43,120, (including 17,340 in the Scottish Government).</p>
answering member constituency Hertsmere more like this
answering member printed Oliver Dowden remove filter
question first answered
less than 2019-05-15T16:41:18.967Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
answering member
4441
label Biography information for Oliver Dowden more like this
tabling member
4608
label Biography information for John Lamont remove filter