§ Mr. Skinner
asked the Prime Minister what has been the cost of official entertaining at (a) Chequers and (b) Downing street during each year from 1979 to 1986.
§ The Prime Minister
The costs are not available in the form requested. The total annual costs of official entertaining by my office were given in my reply to the hon. Member for Newham, North-West (Mr. Banks) on 23 February, at columns53–4.