HC Deb 07 December 1965 vol 722 c52W
43. Mr. William Hamilton

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the total cost to public funds of the current visit to the United States of America of Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon; and if he will give a detailed breakdown.

Mr. Callaghan

Not all the detailed accounts have yet been received, but the total cost to public funds is expected to be about £30,000.

The cost to public funds is made up as follows:

Advance planning visit 1,000
Travel and accommodation 18,000
Contribution to expenses of the Royal Household 4,500
Official Receptions 4,000
Telegraphic communications, printing etc. 2,500