§ Mr. Onslow
To ask the Lord President of the Council what was the cost to public funds, in each of the last four Sessions of Parliament, of printing Private Members' Bills introduced under the ten-minute rule which never reached the Second Reading stage.
§ Mr. MacGregor
The costs of printing all the Bills of the House are borne by HMSO, which aims to recover its costs from sales revenue.
The estimated cost, including materials, of printing Private Members' Bills introduced under the 10-minute rule which did not reach the Second Reading stage in each of the last four Sessions is as follows:
£ 1987–88 7,500 1988–89 11,900 1989–90 11,500 1990–91 7,100