§ Mr. Cousins
To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list all office relocations of his Department's staff since May 1979, stating in each case the location of origin and the location of transfer, together with the numbers of staff transferred.
§ Mr. Curry
Full details of all office relocations over the period in question are not readily available. The following blocks of work have been or are being relocated away from the London area since May 1979:
relocate the Ministry's records review work, currently being undertaken at Chessington, to Alnwick during the first half of next year. This work will replace that now being done by staff at Alnwick, but its transfer will not result in any redundancies in either location.