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ECGD Costs

Volume 447: debated on Wednesday 14 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the administrative cost of the Export Credits Guarantee Department was in each year between 2002-03 and 2005-06, broken down into (a) staff costs, (b) accommodation costs, (c) consultancy costs, (d) IT costs, (e) external legal costs and (f) other costs. (75210)

The Export Credits Guarantee Department’s audited administrative costs in each year between 2002-03 and 2004-05 were:

£ million

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

Staff costs

14.022

14.806

15.157

Accommodation costs

4.282

5.271

4.201

Consultancy costs

1.031

0.833

0.539

IT costs

4.388

5.676

8.580

External legal costs

0.822

0.324

1.081

Other costs

1.620

3.625

1.804

The audited costs for 2005-06 are not yet available.