The Cabinet Office will set up a secondary base in Scotland as thousands of civil servants are moved out of London under Boris Johnson’s plans.
Staff received an email yesterday revealing 500 officials will be moved to the new Glasgow office by 2024.
The announcement comes only days after it was revealed other departments, including the Treasury, will move staff to cities around the country.
The Cabinet Office will set up a secondary base in Scotland as thousands of civil servants are moved out of London under Boris Johnson’s plans. Pictured: The Cabinet Offices on Whitehall in Westminster, London (file photo)
The Cabinet Office, which has a total of 8,500 staff and supports the Prime Minister, is led by Michael Gove.
The Scottish-born Cabinet Office minister is due to visit Glasgow on Monday – and it is understood he will be making an announcement.
Last night, the Financial Times revealed that Alex Chisholm, Permanent Secretary at the Cabinet Office, had written to staff.
Staff received an email yesterday revealing 500 officials will be moved to the new Glasgow office by 2024. Pictured: Glasgow city centre (file photo)
The Cabinet Office, which has a total of 8,500 staff and supports the Prime Minister, is led by Michael Gove (pictured in December)
His email said: ‘As a department with a key responsibility for the Union, it is particularly appropriate that we move to strengthen our presence and commitment in Scotland.’
It is understood ministers believe that a secondary headquarters for the Cabinet Office in Glasgow will help demonstrate the benefits of being in the UK.
It was previously revealed Cabinet meetings will be held in Edinburgh in the new Scotland Office headquarters.
The Cabinet Office said: ‘Decision- makers should be close to the people they serve.
‘That’s why we’ve committed to relocating civil service roles out of central London, building on the thousands of civil servants we already have working across the United Kingdom.’
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