HC Deb 23 July 1975 vol 896 c233W
62. Mr. Michael Clark Hutchison

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what instructions he has caused to be given to accounting officers in Government Departments about strict control of their expenditure votes.

Mr. Joel Barnett

Every accounting officer, on his appointment by the Treasury, receives detailed instructions on the scope of his duties and on his responsibilities for strict control over expenditure of public funds.