§ Mr. Tony Banks
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much his Department spent on official hospitality in 1994–95 and the financial year to date; and what is the 1995–96 projected budget for official hospitality. 
§ Sir John Wheeler
The information in respect of the Northern Ireland Office, Northern Ireland departments and agencies is as follows:
- 1994–95: £479,834
- 1995–96 (estimated): £560,000
- 1995–96 (actual to 30 November 1995): £342,939.