The total amounts spent on maintaining the Department for International Development's (DFID) two UK headquarters in the last five years are as set out in the following table.
These sums include all costs associated with planned preventative maintenance, and items such as spare parts, health and safety equipment, subcontracted maintenance contracts and costs associated with the internal reorganisation of the buildings.
Total (£) 2004-05 992,252 2005-06 1,031,561 2006-07 1,013,528 2007-08 920,701 2008-09 994,774
In addition to the above, we spent £4,980,789 in 2004-05 and £1,285,379 in 2005-06 on a major refurbishment project of our East Kilbride headquarters, which included major construction and refitting costs.
There are currently no specific plans for further redecoration other than general maintenance.