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Gershon Review

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much has been spent by his Department and agencies in order to achieve Gershon efficiency savings; whether these costs were included in reports of headline efficiency savings; and if he will make a statement. (108359)

The baseline and approach to assessing increases in value for money in my Department are set out in the technical note, available via:

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/documents/sr2004-value-for-money-tech-note/SR2004-Value-Money-Target?view=Binary.

The focus of the Department’s value for money programme is to stimulate genuine improvements in outcomes, including the effective delivery of public services at the front line.