HC Deb 17 May 1994 vol 243 c440W
Mrs. Roche

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what was the total cost to public funds of the Charterline; and how many calls it received.

Mr. David Davis

Total costs, including set-up and operational costs to date were £2,463,190. The final figures will be published when final bills are received.

Charterline received 5,882 calls between 19 May 1993 and 6 May 1994.