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Departmental Expenditure Limits

March 6, 2002

Question written on 06/03/2002

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what plans he has to amend his departmental expenditure Limits and running cost limits for 200102.

Answered by Alan Whitehead

Departmental expenditure limits and the administration costs limit are amended throughout the year according to need and the parliamentary timetable for Supplementary Estimates. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions announced changes for 200102 in written answers on 22 June 2001, Official Report, columns 1213W, 28 November 2001, Official Report, columns 94852W and 13 February 2002, Official Report, columns 398401W. There are no plans for further changes until the end of the financial year.