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Government Departments: Budgets

Volume 712: debated on Monday 29 June 2009

Questions

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the budget of the National Security Secretariat for 2008–09; what it is for 2009–10; and what is the planned budget for 2010–11. [HL4288]

To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the budget of the Civil Contingencies Secretariat for 2008–09; what it is for 2009–10; and what is the planned budget for 2010–11. [HL4289]

To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the budget of the Directorate of Security and Intelligence for 2008–09; what it is for 2009–10; and what is the planned budget for 2010–11. [HL4290]

The budget for the National Security Secretariat in 2008-09 was £2,786,000; the budget for 2009-10 is £3,573,000.

The budget for the Civil Contingencies Secretariat in 2008-09 was £10,544,000; the budget for 2009-10 is £9,746,750. Both figures include funding for the Emergency Planning College.

The budget for the Directorate of Security and Intelligence (DSI) in 2008-09 was £22,097,000, which included funding for the Central Sponsor for Information Assurance. In addition DSI is responsible for £24.6 million of expenditure on behalf of a number of departments for services provided by BBC Monitoring.

The budget for the Directorate of Security and Intelligence in 2009-10 is £7,343,250. In addition DSI is responsible for £24.6 million of expenditure on behalf of a number of departments for services provided by BBC Monitoring.

The planned Cabinet Office budget for 2010-11 is published in the Cabinet Office annual report and accounts 2007-08. This has not yet been delegated to Cabinet Office directorates.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the forecast expenditure by the Natural Hazards Team on work to protect critical infrastructure in (a) 2009–10, and (b) 2010–11. [HL4291]

The Natural Hazards Team is allocated a budget of £400,000 per annum for 2009-10 and 2010-11 to cover its operational costs. This excludes the costs of any measures to improve the resilience of critical infrastructure to natural hazards which may be agreed as part of the programme of work.