HC Deb 02 March 1994 vol 238 cc767-8W
Mr. Frank Field

To ask the right hon. Member for Selby, representing the Church Commissioners, if he will list, for each of the last five years, how much money has been given towards running the Archbishop of Canterbury's office or his charitable activities.

Mr. Alison

The following sums were paid by the Commissioners towards the running costs of the Archbishop of Canterbury's office. These include staff salaries, clergy and lay, travel and subsistence and general administrative costs. The commissioners do not contribute to the archbishop's charitable activities.

1989 544,000
1990 676,000
1991 811,000
1992 882,000
1993 911,000