HC Deb 20 October 1975 vol 898 cc29-30W
Mr. Fairbairn

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what internal redecoration and furnishings were done to Parliament House, Edinburgh, during the summer vacation; and at what cost, item by item.

Mr. Armstrong

The following items of redecoration were carried out during the vacation:

1. Corridors around first and second division courts 1,000
2. Main hall No. 11 messengers room, post office, crown office and staircase No. 9 1,050
3. Corridor and stairway to canteen on first floor, canteen and kitchen 1,400
4. First floor canteen area, dining area and kitchen, 3 witness rooms and corridor 1,100
5. First division court 2,500
Total £7,050

There was supplied one second-hand suite of office furniture valued at £300: one new cupboard at £50: one new correspondence tray carrier at £4: two new stationery cabinets at £60: four new bookcases at £110: and two new bookcase stands at £25; total, £549.