FCO Performance and Finances

Supplementary written evidence from the British Council

Our records showed that 825 people were employed in the UK on permanent contracts. This figure was based on a snap-shot of staff in all UK locations, as at

September 2010, details as follows:


London (Spring Gardens): 452

Manchester (Bridgewater House): 263

Scotland (Edinburgh):44

Northern Ireland (Belfast): 33

Wales (Cardiff): 31

London (Visual Arts Workshop - Telford Way): 2

Grand Total: 825

*Temporary staff were not included in this figure. A number of staff left the British Council at the end of October, under our voluntary early retirement and early severance scheme.

8 November 2010