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Advocate-General for Scotland

Volume 458: debated on Monday 26 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what the cost was of travel by train by staff in the Office of the Advocate-General in each year since 1997. (128147)

The Office of the Advocate-General for Scotland was established on 20 May 1999. The Scotland Office provides corporate services, such as paying invoices and travel claims, to the Office of the Advocate-General. Separate figures are, however, not available for 1999-2000 and 2000-01; thereafter, the figures for the Office of the Advocate-General are:

£

2001-02

16,097.50

2002-03

21,277.30

2003-04

15,614.55

2004-05

16,944.15

2005-06

21,445.60

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many staff were employed to work in the Office of the Advocate-General in each year since 1997. (128148)

The Office of the Advocate-General for Scotland was established on 20 May 1999. Staffing figures are published in the Office’s Departmental and Annual Reports, copies of which are lodged in the House Library.

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what his estimate is of the expenditure by the Advocate-General’s Office on newspapers, magazines and periodicals in each year since 1997. (128149)

The Office of the Advocate-General for Scotland was established on 20 May 1999. The Scotland Office provides corporate services, such as the payment of invoices, to the Office of the Advocate-General. Separate figures for newspapers and magazines for each Office are not recorded; and the cost of periodicals is subsumed within the overall library costs, such as the purchase of books. Expenditure by both Offices on newspapers and magazines was:

£

1999-2000

9,096

2000-01

13,639

2001-02

12,968

2002-03

12,990

2003-04

12,556

2004-05

11,546

2005-06

9,318