HC Deb 12 November 2001 vol 374 cc534-5W
Mr. Howard

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how much money remains in the reserves; and what plans he has to increase the funds available in the reserves over the course of the current financial year; [10259]

(2) if he will provide a breakdown of how, and in what quantities, money available in the reserves has been spent so far in the current financial year. [10251]

Mr. Andrew Smith

Any additions to departmental expenditure limits will continue to be reported to Parliament through the supplementary estimates process in the normal way. The forthcoming pre-Budget report will set out the latest position on the public finances.