§ Mrs. Dunwoody
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what are the terms of reference of the report being carried out on the RSS office in Cardiff; and on what date this report is due.
§ Mr. Norris
This is an operational matter for the Marine Safety Agency. I have asked the chief executive to write to the hon. Member.
Letter from Robin Bradley to Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody, dated 8 February 1995:The Secretary of State for Transport has asked me to reply to your question about the review being carried out on the RSS Office in Cardiff.The terms of reference of the review are to:
- (a) follow up initial work carried out by the Department's internal auditors and make such further enquiries as are necessary to ensure that the requirements of propriety and effective operation, management and control are being met throughout RSS;
- (b) make recommendations on any changes to policy, procedures or practice needed to achieve the above;
- (c) make recommendations on any personnel or training issues arising;
- (d) consider whether the service level agreement under which RSS operates provides a suitable basis as presently written for the future management of RSS.The review is a management review being carried out on my behalf and the report is due to be made to me by 31 March 1995.