HC Deb 21 October 1994 vol 248 c383W
Mr. Grocott

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many staff are employed by his Department; and what proportion of them are employed by each of the standard regions.

Mr. Goodlad

At 1 April 1994, the latest date for which data are available, the FCO employed 7,907 people, of whom 30.9 per cent. worked overseas. The percentages employed in the standard regions were:

South East–63.0 per cent, of which:

per cent.
Inner London 38.6
Outer London 0.9
Rest of South East 23.5
South West <0.1
West Midlands <0.1
Scotland 6.0

No staff were employed in other regions.