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Departments: Accountancy

Volume 464: debated on Monday 15 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what accounts directions were issued by his Department's predecessors in financial years (a) 2005-06 and (b) 2006-07. (156644)

Under the Government Resource and Accounts Act 2000 HM Treasury issue accounts directions to departments, pension schemes and agencies and under the Government Trading Fund Act 1973 to trading funds.

For the years 2005-06 and 2006-07 the Ministry of Justice and its predecessors has issued accounts directions for the form and content of resource and other accounts to the following sponsored bodies:

2005-06

Legal Services Commission

Information Commissioner's Office

Office of the Legal Services Ombudsman

Office of the Legal Services Complaints Commissioner

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

Youth Justice Board

Parole Board

Criminal Cases Review Commission

42 Probation Boards

2006-07

Legal Services Commission

Information Commissioner's Office

Judicial Appointments Commission

Office of the Legal Services Ombudsman

Office of the Legal Services Complaints Commissioner

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

Youth Justice Board

Parole Board

Criminal Cases Review Commission

42 Probation Boards

Further specific accounts directions have been issued by HM Treasury for the following sponsored bodies:

Funds in Court in England and Wales

Official Solicitor and Public Trustee in respect of Stewardship of Third Party Monies

Returning Officer's Election Expenses

National Probation Service