§ Mr. Cousins
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Wallsend (Mr. Byers) of 25 January,Official Report, column 286, if he will list the changes in accounting conventions relating to the Defence Export Services Organisation.413W
§ Mr. Freeman
Receipts from the disposal by sale of equipment belonging to the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force have been disaggregated from the DESO budget to the relevant service principle accounting officer budgets. Receipts from the disposal for Defence Research Agency equipment have, since the establishment of the agency, also been disaggregated.