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Departmental Cost Effectiveness

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 11 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what Gershon savings were achieved by her Department in the last three years; and which of those were cash savings. (254866)

My Department reported performance against the 2004 Value for Money Spending Review target in the 2008 Home Office Autumn Performance Report (column 7512). By the end of 2007-08, the Department had achieved gains worth £2,855 million per annum, of which £1,552 million per annum was cashable, compared with its target in the 2004 spending review to achieve improvements worth £1,970 million per annum of which £1,060 million per annum would be cashable.