HL Deb 22 April 2004 vol 660 c55WA
Lord Laird

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What consultations took place between the appropriate departments and the Irish Language Agency on the issue of the agency's budget for 2004. [HL2196]

Baroness Amos

The business plan and budget for the Irish Language Agency was discussed at meetings on 18 September 2003 and 2 October 2003 between sponsor departments and agency officials. There were also numerous telephone conversations and email exchanges between sponsor departments, finance departments and the agency.