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HM Procurator General and Treasury Solicitor: Manpower

Volume 472: debated on Monday 3 March 2008

To ask the Solicitor-General what posts (a) have been and (b) are expected to be created as a result of increases in expenditure on HM Procurator General and Treasury Solicitor in the Spring Supplementary Estimate 2007-08. (188192)

[holding answer 22 February 2008]: In 2007-08 the Chief Secretary to the Treasury agreed an additional 10 posts for the Treasury Solicitors Department Agency. In the Attorney General’s Office increased funding is for 4.5 posts in the Attorney General’s Office itself and creation of a further 2.5 posts for establishing the National Fraud Strategic Authority. The increases in expenditure in the spring supplementary estimate only in part cover increases in posts.