HC Deb 11 February 1952 vol 495 cc144-5W
Mr. Porter

asked the Minister of Works what is the estimated cost of each section of the oak hat and coat racks provided in the Members' cloakroom.

Mr. Eccles

The cost of the hat and coat racks in the Members' cloakroom was£262 per bay.

Mr. Grimond

asked the Minister of Works the cost of repairs and alterations to the Palace of Westminster in 1951.

Mr. Eccles

In the Calendar year 1951,£193,218 were spent on surveyors' and engineers' maintenance and repairs to the Palace of Westminster, in addition to£246,437 which were spent on the rebuilding of the new House of Commons and the provision of the new boiler house.

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