HC Deb 08 November 1976 vol 919 c7W
Mr. Gwynfor Evans

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what were the total sums of money spent on the Palace of Westminster and its precincts during the last year, five years and 10 years, respectively.

Mr. Marks

In 1975–76 my Department spent £4.2 million on buildings used for parliamentary purposes. I regret that figures for earlier years are not readily available. I shall write o the hon. Member.