§ Annabelle Ewing
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many and what percentage of(a) Civil Service, (b) executive agencies and (c) non-departmental public body jobs under the remit of his Department are located in Scotland; and how many of each have been relocated to Scotland since May 1997. 1171W
§ Mr. Mike O'Brien
No civil service or executive agency jobs under the remit of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are located in Scotland.
For non-departmental public bodies, 34 jobs (3.11 per cent.) are located in Scotland. All these were located in Scotland prior to 1997. A further 20 British Council slots will be relocated to Edinburgh between now and summer 2003.