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Departmental Reorganisation

Volume 494: debated on Thursday 18 June 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what the cost of establishing the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills was. (278950)

The cost of setting up the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills in June 2007 was met within the existing departmental budgets of the former Department for Education and Skills (now Department for Children, Schools and Families) and the former Department for Trade and Industry.