§ Mr. Hancock
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will publish the illustrative resource accounting and budgeting accounts for his Department for 1998–99. 
§ Mr. George Robertson
The first Departmental Resource Account for publication is that for 1999–2000, which will appear in autumn 2000, in line with the timetable set out in the White Paper "Better Accounting for the Taxpayer's Money" (Cmd. 2929, July 1995). The 1998–99 Departmental Resource Account is not due to be published.