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Departmental Board

Within the framework set by the Secretary of State, the Departmental Board supports the Permanent Secretary in the discharge of his responsibilities as the Principal Accounting Officer for the Department.

The Board is chaired by the Permanent Secretary and comprises the Department's three head policy advisors, the lead policy advisor on local government and social care, the head of finance and corporate functions, and three non-executive members who provide external input and challenge.

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Departmental Report 2009

How DH spent its resources across policies and programmes, and its future spending plans.

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