§ Mr. Tony Banks
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how much has been spent on furnishing and decorating ministerial offices in his Department in each of the last three years. 
§ Mr. Burt
The Department's Ministers are housed in Richmond house where all facilities are provided by the Department of Health. Expenditure on furnishing and decorating DSS Ministers offices in each of the last three years is therefore included in the running cost expenditure of the Department of Health which is published in its annual report, a copy of which is in the Library.