HC Deb 24 June 2002 vol 387 c712W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how much the Department has spent on staff training and development in each of the last five years. [61059]

Mr. Alexander

For details of my Department's spend on staff training and development for the years 1997–98 to 2000–01, I refer the hon. Member to the answer my hon. Friend the Member for Shipley (Mr. Leslie) gave to the hon. Member for Buckingham on 15 May 2002, column 715W.

Estimated expenditure on staff training and development in 2001–02 is £4,025,000 and is broken down as follows:

Core Cabinet Office 1,603
Central Office of Information 1588
Government Office for the regions 1,666
Centre for Management and Policy Studies 168
1Includes training partly funded by the Civil Service Modernisation Fund

The 2001–02 Resource Account is undergoing final adjustments and awaiting audit. As a result, the figures quoted are subject to change.