§ Mr. Dalyell
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what easily available statistics he has of the cost of stationery used by the House of Commons.
§ Mr. St. John-Stevas
The cost of stationery supplied by Her Majesty's Stationery Office for use in the House of Commons in the last three years has been:
April 1977 to March 1978 £53,692 (inc. VAT) April 1978 to March 1979 £62,707 (inc. VAT) April 1979 to January 1980 (10 months) £72,541 (inc. VAT)