The Solicitor-General (Vera Baird): My right hon. Friend the Attorney-General has made the following written ministerial statement:Don't you just love the way they can just say "oi, we need an extra £15 million. Give us the nod" with absolutely no explanation of why they have to raid a contingency fund. Why have they overspent? What is the extra cash for? Surely someone will ask?
"Parliamentary approval for additional resources of £15.45 million will be sought in the spring supplementary estimate for the Serious Fraud Office. Pending that approval, urgent expenditure estimated at £10 million will be met by repayable cash advances from the Contingencies Fund".
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
It would be nice to know what it is for surely?
Yesterday in Parliament, the Solictor General Vera Baird made a written statement to the House on behalf of the Attorney General which said,
Posted by dizzy at 1/14/2009 11:01:00 am