HC Deb 19 November 1987 vol 122 c616W
Mr. Teddy Taylor

To ask the Prime Minister what was the cost of the preparations for the cancelled state visit of the President of Italy; and if she will make a statement.

The Prime Minister

President Cossiga, to his very great regret, was obliged to cancel his visit because of domestic political circumstances.

The cost to British Government funds of the preparations was about £112,000.

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