§ Mr. Sproat
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many new leather blotting paper holders have been supplied to the Library and elsewhere in the House in the last 12 months; and what was the total cost.
§ Mr. St. John-Stevas
I am informed that, at the request of the House authori-324W ties, Her Majesty's Stationery Office supplied 101 new leather cloth blotting paper holders to the Library of the House in the past 12 months. They cost £596 and replaced those which had been in use for at least 30 years.
Her Majesty's Stationery Office has no record of additional holders being supplied to elsewhere in the House in the past 12 months.325W