To ask the Secretary of State for Justice pursuant to the written ministerial statement of 26 May 2010, Official Report, columns 2-3WS, on savings (2010-11), under what budgetary headings the £325 million of savings allocated to his Department will be made.
The £325 million of additional MoJ savings can be broken down into the following headings:
|Heading||Description||Saving (£ million)|
|Discretionary Spend||Further reducing spending in areas such as consultancy, travel, events and postage.||55|
|Change and ICT||Reviewing change programmes and ICT spend to ensure that only essential projects are taken forward.||72|
|Recruitment||Further tightening recruitment to all but the most essential operational posts.||46|
|Capital||Stopping capital projects, selling property assets and delivering the administrative estate and meeting prison capacity requirements more efficiently. This includes £25 million from stopping the project to build a dedicated juvenile prison on the Glen Parva site, and £37 million from deferring the new Birmingham magistrates court.||152|