HC Deb 06 June 1989 vol 154 c23W
Mr. Blair

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what plans he has to disperse staff from his Department in London to Darlington; how many staff are involved, and in what grade; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Rumbold

Government policy requires Departments to review the location of their work with a view to relocation where advantageous. The Department is accordingly considering whether there is scope for relocation of any of its headquarters based activities and, if so, where such activities would be best placed. Relocation of work to Darlington is amongst the options under consideration.

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