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Government Offices: North West

Volume 709: debated on Monday 16 March 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether there are any plans to establish new government offices in north-west England. [HL1874]

The Government Office for the North West will move from its current accommodation in City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester to Piccadilly Gate, Store Street, Manchester in spring 2010. The new building is on the civil estate and owned by the British Railways Board (Residuary). It is currently undergoing major refurbishment.

The Government Office for the North West also occupies accommodation in the Cunard Building, Water Street in Liverpool. There are no current plans to establish new accommodation for this part of the Government Office for the North West.