HC Deb 04 November 2002 vol 392 cc151-2W
Dr. Cable

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many(a) DTI, (b) FCO, (c) other Government Departments, (d) secondees and (e) other staff work within the Joint Export Promotion Directorate; and if she will make a statement. [78113]

Ms Hewitt

The Joint Export Promotion Directorate no longer exists. It is incorporated into British Trade International (BTI) in May 1999. BTI is the joint DTI and FCO body responsible for trade development and promotion of inward investment. The breakdown of staff currently working for British Trade International is as follows:

Number of staff
DTI (HQ) 704
FCO (HQ) 52
OGD plus Government Office 162
Secondees 75
Overseas in staff years 1,522
UK 161