§ 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.