§ Mr. Fabricant
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer of 21 January 1997,Official Report, column 552, when the Treasury initially introduced the non-movers package; when responsibility for relocation expenses was transferred to Government Departments; and what additional changes to the terms originally on offer they are permitted to make. 
§ Mr. Soames
The arrangement for civilian staff that is not known in the Ministry of Defence as the non-mover's package was first introduced by the Treasury in 1989.
The Treasury delegated to Departments the responsibility for determining relocation expenses for civil servants in May 1993.
Departments have a degree of flexibility to make changes within the rules laid down in the civil service management code.