HC Deb 14 July 1981 vol 8 cc335-6W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will give, for the longest and most convenient stated period of time, the number and ranks of his Department's civil servants who have accepted hospitality and entertainment offered by BAT Ltd., Watney Mann and Truman or any other stated business organisation to attend the Wimbledon championships or tennis tournaments or other stated forms of entertainment; and whether, in each case, the person accepting carried out the rules governing the acceptance of hospitality by civil servants, as laid down in paragraphs 9882–9893 of the Civil Service Pay and Conditions of Service Code.

Mr. Peter Rees

[pursuant to his reply, 9 July 1981]: I have nothing to add to my reply to the hon. Member for Battersea, South (Mr. Dubs) on 9 July.