Letter from the Northern Ireland Office
to the Clerk
The Secretary of State has seen a copy of your letter
of 26 June to [the Northern Ireland Office].
The Committee's recommendation in their Third Report
that work be put in hand on preparation of a public expenditure
report was passed to the Department of Finance and Personnel and
pursued with them. That Department was considering what advice
to given when devolution was restored and the matter no longer
came within the Secretary of State's responsibilities.
29 June 2000