§ Mr. Trimble
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the total cost incurred by the Review of Public Administration has been since the beginning of financial year 2001–02. 
§ Mr. Pearson
In May 2002, the Northern Ireland Executive agreed an overall budget of £3 million for the Review of Public Administration. To date a total expenditure of £1.71 million has been incurred by the Review.