§ Lord Laird
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What proposals they have to increase resources for the Environment and Heritage Service of the Department of the Environment in Northern Ireland. [HL1634]
§ Baroness Amos
The spending plans for the Department of the Environment published inPriorities and Budget 2004–06 ( Northern Ireland) include allocations of £56.3 million in 2004–05 and £56.8 million in 2005–06 for the Environment and Heritage Service. These compare with an allocation of £50.8 million for 2003–04. Copies of this report are available in the Library.