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Executive Agencies

Volume 456: debated on Friday 2 February 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how much was spent by each of his Department’s executive agencies in each Government Office region in the most recent year for which figures are available; (116673)

(2) which of the executive agencies of his Department have regional offices outside London;

(3) what estimate he has made of expenditure by his Department in each of the Government Office regions in the most recent year for which figures are available;

(4) which executive agencies are the responsibility of his Department; what the function is of each agency; and what the budget was of each agency in the most recent year for which figures are available.

The Treasury’s Executive agency is the Debt Management Office. The functions of the DMO and its budget are described in the Treasury’s 2006 departmental report, available from http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/about/departmental_reports/dept_ report2006.cfm and in the DMO’s own annual report, available from http://www.dmo.gov.uk/documentview.aspx ?docname=publications/annualreports/dmorep2006 .pdf&page=Annual_Report The DMO has no offices outside London. Chapter 7 of the annual Treasury publication “Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses” details expenditure on services in the regions and countries of the United Kingdom. Identifiable spending in each region of England by Government departmental group for 2004-05 (the latest available data) is contained within table 7.19 of the 2006 edition of PESA. The DMO’s expenditure was not identifiable to a specific region or regions.