§ Mr. Leslie
To ask the President of the Council if she intends to make any changes to the 1997–98 cash and running costs limit for the Privy Council Office. 
§ Mrs. Ann Taylor
Subject to Parliamentary approval of the necessary Supplementary Estimate, the cash limit for Class XVIII, Vote 3 will be increased by £147,000 from £2,636,000 to £2,783,000 and the running cost limit2W is increased by £147,000 from £2,662,000 to £2,809,000. The increase will be offset by reductions in:The Home Office: £44,000—Class VII, Vote 1Department of Health: £44,000—Class XI, Vote 2Customs and Excise: £15,000—Class XVI, Vote 3DfEE: £15,000—Class IX, Vote 1Scottish Office: £12,000—Class XIII, Vote 4Welsh Office: £7,000—Class XIV, Vote 3Northern Ireland Department: £6,000Foreign & Commonwealth Office: £4,000—Class II, Vote 1and will not therefore add to the planned total of public expenditure.