HC Deb 10 July 2003 vol 408 c955W
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. [121480]

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.