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Shipping: Budgets

Volume 714: debated on Wednesday 4 November 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will publish the anticipated budget for the General Lighthouse Authorities for financial years 2011–12, 2012–13 and 2013–14. [HL5860]

To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have held with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Marine Accident Investigation Branch, and the General Lighthouse Authorities over their budgets for 2010–11.[HL5862]

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the General Lighthouse Authorities will be subject to a five per cent reduction in their budgets for 2010–11. [HL5863]

My department is currently engaged in continuing discussions with the General Lighthouse Authorities, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and the Marine Accident Investigation Branch as part of the normal process of reviewing budgets for the next financial year.