§ Sir Anthony Kershaw
asked the Lord Privy Seal what estimate the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster has formed of the likely cost of 15 per cent. value added tax on the cost of building extensions and refurbishments to buildings owned by his Department in each of the next five years.
§ Mr. Biffen
The premises occupied by my noble Friend constitute part of the Cabinet Office, and any expenditure thereon is included in the figures given in the reply by my hon. Friend the Member for Ealing, Acton (Sir G. Young), the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Environment.