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Departmental Training

Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 6 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many staff in his Department and its agencies have attended the (a) Influencing with Integrity, (b) Emotional Intelligence, (c) Counselling Skills for the Workplace, (d) Managing your Confidence, (e) Balancing Work/Life Realities and (f) Working Assertively training course run by the National School of Government in the last 12 months for which information is available; and at what cost. (197061)

The following table sets out the number of Defra staff attending each course during the last 12 months and the associated cost.

Course

Defra attendees

Cost (£)

Influencing with Integrity

5

3,630

Emotional Intelligence

0

0

Counselling Skills for the Workplace

0

0

Managing your Confidence

1

1,149

Balancing Work/Life Realities

0

0

Working Assertively

3

2,178