HC Deb 15 December 1998 vol 322 c455W
Mr. Swinney

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the offices or agencies under his control which will be subject to L.2 of Head L in Schedule 5 of the Scotland Act 1998; how many people are currently employed in these offices; and what equal opportunities practices are adopted in these offices. [63797]

Mr. Mandelson

The Department has a total of 132 staff in the following offices in Scotland which will be subject to L.2 of Head L in Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998:

  • Oil and Gas Directorate
  • Infrastructure and Energy Projects Directorate
  • Redundancy Payments Office.

Its Executive Agencies and ACAS have the following numbers of staff:

Companies House 43
Employment Tribunal Service 50
Insolvency Service 6
Radiocommunications Agency 12

All staff in these offices are covered by the DTI Equal Opportunities Policy or the relevant equal opportunities for their Executive Agency or ACAS. The Order designating cross-border public authorities is still under discussion. Therefore, information on the authorities, and their employees, which will be affected by the Order cannot yet be provided.

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