HL Deb 20 May 2004 vol 661 c95WA
Lord Laird

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What plans they have to justify the decision-making process surrounding the budget of the Language Implementation Body and including consultation with the bodies concerned. [HL2463]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

The budget for the North/South Language Body is determined in accordance with normal budgeting procedures on the basis of business plans as set out in the financial memorandum. This includes consultation with both agencies.