HC Deb 16 June 1986 vol 99 cc408-9W
Mr. Tony Banks

asked the Prime Minister how much was spent by her office on official gifts for visiting dignitaries and for presentation by her in each year since 1979.

The Prime Minister

Information in the form requested, or before 1 April 1983, is not available except at disproportionate cost.

Since 1 April 1983, the following amounts have been spent on gifts for presentation, including those bought for presentation during overseas visits:

Financial year Amount £
1983–84 14,450
1984–85 16,678
1985–86 21,524