§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Lord President of the Council what is the annual cost of stationery for servicing the Palace of Westminster.
§ Mr. Edward Short
The expenditure in 1974–75 from the Vote for Stationery and Printing on supplies and services for administrative purposes of both Houses of Parliament was £258,143. Of this, £174,728 was for the House of Commons, and £83,415 for the House of Lords.