Since 2004-05 a lifecycle programme covering the maintenance and decoration of the majority of the Cabinet Office’s buildings has been in place. Information on maintenance and decoration costs prior to then and for wallpaper is not held separately. The cost of maintenance and decoration work has been as follows:
(£) 2004-05 1,368,000 2005-06 1,331,000 2006-07 1,446,000 2007-08 1,292,000
Maintenance and decoration work will continue to be done as part of the lifecycle programme. Information about capital expenditure on improving Cabinet Office buildings is included in the Cabinet Office Annual Report and Resource Accounts available in the House of Commons Library.