§ Mr. Fisher
To ask the Minister for the Arts whether he. will publish tables showing the amount spent on(a) acquiring and (b) commissioning goods and services by his Department in each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Renton
My Department's accounting information system does not differentiate between the acquisition and commissioning of goods and services. The Office of Arts and Libraries administration vote totals £1,802,000 in 1990–91, of which about £150,000 will be spent on goods and services.