Examination of Witnesses (Questions 220-223)|
MONDAY 19 MAY 2003
220. They agree them with the DTI?
(Mr Rees) I believe so, yes.
221. So your Department will be agreeing with
them their evaluation processes?
(Mr Rees) There is a policy unit in the Department
that deals with the RDAs and they will agree targets with the
RDAs, what their objectives should be. There will be some monitoring
and evaluation requirements in exchange for the funding that is
given to the RDAs and we will see some of that, we will help them
set the framework for that.
222. Are you helping them, your unit?
(Mr Rees) Yes.
223. You are in charge of the evaluation unit?
(Mr Rees) Yes. Today one of my staff is up in Birmingham
helping to set up the RDA pilots.
Chairman: You have been very, very generous
with your time, and also the Committee I should say. Thank you
very, very much indeed, you have been patient and courteous. If
you are able to help by sending the other information we would
be most grateful. On behalf of the Committee, could I thank you
for helping us this afternoon.