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Departmental Catering

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what (a) directly-operated and (b) franchised catering outlets her Department and its agencies provide for staff. (249069)

In relation to CLG's London HQ buildings, a staff restaurant service is provided at Eland House and a snack bar service is provided at Ashdown House. These are non-subsidised, directly-operated outlets provided by Mitie PLC as part of the Department's Integrated Facility Management contract.

In relation to CLG agencies, staff catering services for the Planning Inspectorate at Temple Quay House, Bristol and the Fire Service College at Moreton in Marsh, are provided on a non-subsidised, directly-operated basis as part of the facility management contracts for those premises with Eurest and Operon respectively.

In relation to the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, the catering concession holder, Leith's, provides a non-subsidised, directly-operated canteen facility for all staff working at the Centre.