§ Mr. Nigel Griffiths
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many new photocopiers his Department has(a) purchased and (b) leased since July 1995; and at what cost. 
§ Mr. Willetts
Since 1 July 1995 the Cabinet Office and its agencies have purchased one additional photocopier at a cost of £895 and leased 18 photocopiers, 11 of which replaced existing machines, at a rental cost £50,799 per annum.
In the same period, HMSO and the Central Office of Information purchased four photocopiers, two of which replaced existing machines, at a cost of £17,817 and leased 14 to replace existing machines at a rental cost of £31,570 per annum.