The costs associated with the Case Resolution Directorate from April 2007 to the end of February 2008 were as follows:
(a) running costs which encompass resource costs such as pay stood at £26.426 million;
(b) IT costs are managed centrally by Home Office IT and to isolate the Case Resolution element could be obtained only at disproportionate cost;
(c) Legal costs which are taken to mean legal fees, adverse costs and compensation stood at £0.211 million. Appeal costs are borne elsewhere in the Border and Immigration Agency.
(d) Consultancy costs stood at £0.771 million;
(e) Administrative costs (assuming to mean all non-pay costs, including training) stood at £1.451 million.
The total spend for the Case Resolution Directorate stood at £28.860 million.
The budget for the forthcoming three financial years have not yet been set.