§ Mr. Sproat
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he is satisfied that the installation in Norman Shaw North of a machine for cleaning the shoes of honourable Members and parliamentary staff is in line with the Government's policy on the need to cut public expenditure; what was the cost of this installation; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. St. John-Stevas
The cost of the machine, including installation costs, was £466.13. It was installed in response to requests from hon. Members.