§ Lord Glentoran
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How much has been spent on consultations since June 2001 by each government department in Northern Ireland. [HL3519]
§ Baroness Amos
The amount of money spent on consultation exercises undertaken by the government departments in Northern Ireland since June 2001 is shown in the attached table. Figures relate to core departments, excluding agencies and NDPBs.
£ The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development 52,840 The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure 31,918.43 The Department of Education 576,529 The Department of the Environment 147,589 The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment 49,125 The Department for Employment and Learning 145,594 The Department of Finance and Personnel 5,477 The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety 374,378
£ The Department for Regional Development 178,164 The Department for Social Development 232,562.04 The Northern Ireland Office 28,347 The Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister 499,171 Total 2,321,694.47