§ Simon Hughes
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his Department has applied for additional funding from contingency reserves in 93W order to meet increased expenditure resulting from the Prison Service pay review; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Beverley Hughes
No application has been made for additional funding from contingency reserves. It is intended that the cost of the Prison Service pay review be met from within existing departmental expenditure limits. Proposals to enable this are still under consideration.