HC Deb 20 December 1995 vol 268 c1230W
Mr. Tony Banks

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment 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. [5591]

Sir Paul Beresford

In 1994–95 the cost of hospitality, which is included in the running cost budget for my Department, was £121,000. Figures for the financial year to date are £63,000. The projected budget for 1995–96 is £114,000.