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Departments: Work Permits

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 29 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many work permits were applied for by (a) his Department and (b) its agencies in each of the last five years. (126804)

DFID has helped four people to apply for work permits over the past five years.

The work permits were linked to staff appointed in country coming to the UK on short-term learning and development attachments.