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Civil Service: Costs

Volume 712: debated on Wednesday 15 July 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what efficiency savings they expect to achieve in 2010–11 within the administrative costs of the civil service. [HL4770]

The 2007 Comprehensive Spending Review agreed 5 per cent annual real reductions in administration budgets across all departments, releasing over £1.2 billion by 2010-11 for investment in priority areas and further reducing the cost of running central government.