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Government Departments: Outstanding Debts

Volume 710: debated on Monday 18 May 2009

Questions

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the total debts outstanding to government departments and their agencies. [HL3082]

To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the total amount owed to the public sector in unpaid debts. [HL3083]

Information on debtors to government departments and their agencies can be found in the resource accounts of individual departments. These are available in the House of Commons Library and on departmental websites.

Information on the total amount owed to the public sector in outstanding and unpaid debt, disaggregating out amounts owed between public bodies, would be available only at disproportionate cost.