HC Deb 01 December 1980 vol 995 cc9-10W
Mr. Dobson

asked the Lord Privy Seal what was the total expenditure by his Department in 1979–80 and the estimated expenditure in 1980–81 on fees and commission to any outside bodies providing advice to or acting as agents for his Department in furtherance of the policy of privatisation of the assets of his Department or of nationalised industries or other public bodies, including the Overseas Development Administration.

Mr. Hurd

No expenditure of this kind was incurred by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, including the Overseas Development Administration, in 1979–80, and none has been estimated for in 1980–81.

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