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Departmental Liability

Volume 482: debated on Wednesday 5 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence on what dates in each of the last five years his Department informed the House of the creation of contingent liabilities relating to his Department or its non-departmental public bodies. (232739)

The Ministry of Defence informed the House of contingent liabilities on the following dates:

2004

11 March

2 December

2005

5 April

2006

22 May

2007

26 November

2008

29 January

30 June

7 October

In addition, the Department informed the chairmen of the Public Accounts and House of Commons Defence Committees of a commercially sensitive contingent liability, which is no longer extant, on 28 November 2007.