§ Mr. Redwood
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what the estimated(a) administrative costs and (b) budget for the Scotland Office are for 2003–04; and how these have changed following the changes set out in the Prime Minister's statement of 18 June. 
§ Mrs. McGuire
The Scotland Departmental Expenditure Limit for 2003–04 is £20.344 billion, within which the administration costs of the Scotland Office amount to £6.977 million.
These figures have not changed since the Prime Minister's statement on 18 June 2003.