asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he will provide a list of the £203 million of potential savings in the Civil Service resulting from the scrutinies of Sir Derek Rayner.
Potential savings worth about £274 million a year plus about £39 million once-and-for-all have been identified by the scrutinies and reviews with which Sir Derek Rayner has been associated. These potential savings—which exclude recommendations rejected or otherwise found to be unobtainable—arose from the following programmes:
|1979 "Rayner Projects"
|£67 million a year plus
|£28 million once-and-for-all
|1980 Scrutiny programme
|£119 million a year
|1980 Review of Government Statistical Services
|£17 million a year
|1981 Scrutiny programme
|£56 million a year plus
|£4 million once-and-for-all
|1981 Review of Research and Development Support Services
|£15 million a year plus
|1981 Review of Administrative Forms
|Quantified savings of £0·3 million already agreed; further and more substantial savings in processing will also be achieved.