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Departmental Responsibilities

Volume 508: debated on Thursday 8 April 2010

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what plans she has to establish a single management team and united press office for 10 Downing Street and the Cabinet Office. (323547)

Management of the three core communications functions in the Prime Minister's Office and the Cabinet Office—press office, strategic communications and digital communications—is being merged into one senior team. This will improve co-ordination and efficiency.

The new management team was agreed in March 2010 and a revised staff structure across the core communications functions will be in place by 1 July.