HL Deb 27 July 1998 vol 592 c158WA
Lord Monkswell

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What key performance targets agriculture ministers have set the Intervention Board for l998–99. [HL3006]

Lord Donoughue

In agreement with my right honourable friends the Secretaries of State for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, we have set the following targets for 1998–99:

Percentage of claims processed within deadlines 99.0%
Percentage of claims processed correctly 98.5%
Cumulative running cost efficiency gains 2.5%
Improvement in index of productivity 4.0%
Ratio of disallowance to EAGGF funds handled 0.40%
To maintain expenditure within vote provision, cash and running cost limits new value for money savings in procurement of goods and services 7.0%
Yield: cost ratio of anti-fraud activities 3.0:1.0