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Departmental Location

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many of his Department’s staff have their main place of work (a) in and (b) outside London. (291851)

The following table shows the number of staff in DEFRA and its agencies that work in London offices and the number that work outside London. The figures are staff in post (headcount) as at 31 August 2009.

Department/agency

London-based

Outside London

Total

DEFRA

1,906

584

2,490

Animal Health

26

1,682

1,708

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science

3

561

564

Food and Environment Research Agency

15

904

919

Marine and Fisheries Agency

99

102

201

Rural Payments Agency

0

3,326

3,326

Veterinary Laboratories Agency

0

1,331

1,331

Veterinary Medicines Directorate

0

153

153

Total

2,049

8,643

10,692