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Department of Finance and Administration: Operating Costs

Volume 472: debated on Wednesday 20 February 2008

To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission how much the Department of Finance and Administration cost to run in 2007. (186169)

The total resource cost of running the former Department of Finance and Administration for the year ended 31 March 2007 was £9,045,000. This figure includes a significant level of corporate expenditure which is not directly attributable to the direct costs of running the Department. Some of the larger corporate items during 2006-07 included contracts management (£1,084,000), specialist advice (£1,023,000) and child care vouchers (£229,000).