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UK Border Agency: Staff

Volume 716: debated on Tuesday 19 January 2010

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the remit of the Central Stakeholder Team of the Communications Directorate of the UK Border Agency; and how many staff are employed in it. [HL1025]

The central stakeholder team currently comprises nine full-time and one part-time staff. These staff:

work with stakeholders to promote compliance with immigration and customs requirements and to facilitate legitimate travel and trade;

develop ongoing relationships and consult stakeholders in order to inform policy development, services, decision making and planning;

facilitate visits to agency facilities and services by parliamentarians, diplomatic visitors and other stakeholders; and

develop the capacity of staff across the agency to work effectively with our stakeholders.