§ 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. 
§ 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.