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Government Offices (Dispersal)

Volume 885: debated on Wednesday 29 January 1975

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asked the Minister for the Civil Service if the five Government Departments involved in dispersal to Merseyside will give special consideration to Kirkby in the selection of sites for new office accommodation.

Of the five Departments scheduled to move work to Merseyside, one—the Office of Population, Censuses and Surveys—is to go to Southport, as indicated in the programme announced by the Lord President on 30th July 1974. No decision has yet been made on the siting of offices for the other four Departments—the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Agricultural Research Council, the Home Office and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office—but I am happy to draw their attention to my hon. Friend's Question.