Treasury: Opposition

Treasury written question – answered am ar 23 Mai 2024.

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Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Minister (Primary Care and Public Health)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many hours have been spent by his Department's staff on costing the policies of HM Opposition since 1 January 2024.

Photo of Gareth Davies Gareth Davies The Exchequer Secretary

The Treasury does not record information relating to the allocation of staff time to specific tasks such as opposition costings. However, all work undertaken by HM Treasury staff (or officials from other departments) on opposition costings was completed in line with the guidance on ‘Costing the policies of Opposition parties’ set out in the Directory of Civil Service Guidance. Final versions of the costing documents produced by Civil Servants have also been published online at

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