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Departmental Electronic Equipment

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 9 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland with reference to the answer of 25 November 2008, Official Report, column 1566W, on departmental electronic equipment, how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies have spent on (i) flat screen televisions, (ii) DVD players and (iii) stereo equipment since November 2008. (289166)

The following table shows expenditure by the Northern Ireland Office (NIO), including the Public Prosecution Service Northern Ireland and its agencies but excluding its NDPBs, on (i) flat screen televisions, (ii) DVD players and (iii) stereo equipment since November 2008:

Flat Screen Televisions

DVD Players

Stereo Equipment

NIO Core

3,848

1,947

0

Compensation Agency

0

20

0

Youth Justice Agency

2,413

2,008

375

Forensic Science NI

0

0

0

Northern Ireland Prison Service

For this agency, the details requested could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

All expenditure has to be incurred in accordance with the principles of Managing Public Money and the Treasury handbook on Regularity and Propriety.