Jeremy Lefroy (Stafford, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish a statement of his Department’s expenditure in each of the last 36 months; and what steps he is taking to avoid an annual underspend.
David Mundell (The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland; Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale, Conservative)
The Scotland Office out-turn for the last 36 months is shown in the following table.
|(1) Unaudited figure.|
The Scotland Office keeps expenditure under constant review to ensure that the most efficient use is made of public resources.