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Marine and Fisheries Agency: Location

Volume 496: debated on Monday 20 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will (a) undertake and (b) publish an equality impact assessment of the relocation of Marine and Fisheries Agency staff out of London. (288015)

DEFRA officials are currently finalising an equality impact assessment (EqIA) on the relocation of the Marine and Fisheries Agency’s HQ office out of London to Tyneside. This will incorporate the impact of the relocation on MFA staff based outside the London HQ office. A copy of the EqIA will be published when completed.