§ Ms. Mowlam
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the cost of the action for cities anniversary event he hosted in Cleveland on 28 February; and what was the cost of these events on a national level.
§ Mr. Portillo
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my right hon. Friend the then Minister for Local Government and Inner Cities to my hon. Friend the Member for Bristol, North-West (Mr. Stern) on 4 April. The locally incurred cost of the action for cities anniversary event in Cleveland on 28 February was £6,200.