HC Deb 25 January 1978 vol 942 cc605-6W
Mr. Wrigglesworth

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when his Department's banking business was last put out to competitive tender.

Mr. Mason

In common with most Government Departments, my Depart ment's banking business is undertaken by the Paymaster-General. Where commercial facilities are needed for local accounts, my Department follows Treasury guidance to ensure that the terms are the best available.