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Foreign Affairs Committee
This inquiry will consider how the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) develops and maintains the skills its staff need for the effective delivery of UK priorities. The inquiry will also consider how specialist skills are affected by the nature of career paths in the FCO, and whether the Diplomatic Academy is adequately sized and resourced.
Evidence given by Rt Hon Sir Alan Duncan KCMG MP, Minister of State, Jon Benjamin, Director of Diplomatic Academy; Angus Lapsley, Director of Defence, International Security and South East Europe, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and Victoria Smith, Head of Talent and Capability, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
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Committee examine development and retention of FCO staff skills