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10 Downing Street: Cost Effectiveness

Volume 479: debated on Thursday 17 July 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what requirements there are on 10 Downing Street to make Gershon efficiency savings. (217399)

The Prime Minister’s Office forms an integral part of the Cabinet Office. The original requirements for Departments were set out in Sir Peter Gershon’s “Releasing resources for the frontline: Independent Review of Public Sector Efficiency”, published by HM Treasury as part of SR2004. The review, including the original Cabinet Office requirement, can be found on the HM Treasury website:

http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/spending_review/spend_sr04/associated_documents/spending_sr04_efficiency.cfm

Copies are available in the Library of the House.