§ Mr. Tony Banks
To ask the Prime Minister how much his office has spent on official gifts for visiting dignitaries since November 1990; and what are the criteria for determining the cost and appropriateness of such gifts.
§ Mr. Newton
[holding answer 28 February 1994]: I have been asked to reply.
It is not the normal practice of my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister to provide official gifts for visiting dignitaries.