§ Mr. Bayley
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many official Christmas cards he and his Ministers intend to send in 1994; how much these cards will cost(a) to buy, (b) to post and (c) in staff time to sign, address and place in envelopes; and if he will place in the Members' Library a sample copy of the official Christmas card he intends to send this year.
§ Mr. Nelson
Treasury Ministers expect to send around 1,000 official Christmas cards this year at a purchase price of approximately £300. Postage costs cannot be estimated at this stage, and information relating to staff costs is not 351W available. A sample copy of the Treasury Christmas card is being placed in the Members' Library.