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Departments: Accountancy

Volume 464: debated on Monday 15 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what accounts directions were issued by his Department in financial years (a) 2005-06 and (b) 2006-07. (156620)

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 Department for Culture, Media and Sport has issued accounts directions for the form and content of resource and other accounts to the following sponsored bodies:

2005-06

Historic Royal Palaces

2006-07

Big Lottery Fund

Horserace Betting Levy Board

Olympic Delivery Authority

Olympic Lottery Distributor

Olympic Legacy Trust

The Regional Cultural Consortiums

Royal Household

For S4C the Accounts Direction has not changed but a Memorandum of Understanding including the existing accounts direction was issued in May 2007.