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Standards Board for England: Finance

Volume 464: debated on Friday 19 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the budget of the (a) Standards Board for England and (b) Adjudication Panel is for (i) 2007-08 and (ii) 2008-09. (157624)

The Department has agreed to provide the Standards Board with grant funding of £9.371 million for 2007-08. This includes a sum of £515,000 to meet the operational costs of the Adjudication Panel. An additional payment of £599,000 in 2007-08 has been agreed in respect of the costs relating to the Standards Board's relocation from London to Manchester.

No decisions have been taken in respect of the grant to be allocated to the Standards Board for 2008-09.