§ Mr. Lilley
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will make a statement on the savings achieved under the change programme. 
§ Mr. Nicholas Brown
The Department is in the early years of a major change programme with considerable savings planned for the later years. The savings achieved by the former DSS change programme in 2001–02 are £3.1 million administrative expenditure and £73.3 million programme expenditure.