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Northern Ireland Executive: Translation Services

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 15 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much was spent on translation services by each Northern Ireland Government Department, and its associated agencies, in each of the last six years for which figures are available. (127146)

Details of translation costs for each Northern Ireland Government Department, its associated agencies and non-departmental public bodies in each of the last four years are provided in the following table.

Breakdown of translations, 2002-03 to 2005-06

£

Department

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

NIO

123,150.11

115,001.83

257,878.70

527,454.57

DE

98,993.67

119,929.38

37,416.37

37,827.10

DARD

981.49

1,305.36

1,370.98

5,076.85

DEL

4,726.86

11,039.00

12,557.82

232,064.00

DETI

987.68

3,697.68

3,603.36

7,510.19

DFP

177.17

1,898.45

1,958.86

1,498.03

DHSSPS

95,602.11

31,466.55

13,515.01

27,262.66

DOE

296.60

74.95

724.02

16,330.78

DRD

1

539.04

3,798.99

546.04

DSD

18,183.86

53,913.74

112,612.59

309,871.19

OFMDFM

43,176.87

22,505.61

1,695.36

24,081.60

DCAL

39,718.86

53,652.58

37,403.23

25,183.92

Total

426,013.18

415,024.17

484,535.29

1,214,706.93

1 Nil return.