HC Deb 22 October 1979 vol 972 c12W
Mr. Freud

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what was the total number of meals served in the Members' Dining Room in the months of (a) May, (b) June and (c) July; and what was the ratio of waiting staff to meals served.

Mr. Charles Irving

The information is as follows:

Month and number of trading days Number of meals served Daily number of waiting staff Average ratio of meals served per member of waiting staff (allowing for absence through sickness)
May (11) 1,373 25 5
June (12) 1,299 25
July (29) 3,588 25