HC Deb 26 June 1995 vol 262 cc463-4W
Mr. Morgan

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what are the main events his Department is proposing for Charter Week; what is the total cost to public funds; and how many (a) civil servants and (b) public officials will be playing a part. [30682]

Mr. Horam

The Office of Public Service and Science is planning a number of public service events to coincide with the fourth anniversary of the citizens charter, includinga reception for users who have nominated organisations for the 1995 charter mark and representatives of the nominated organisations;

  • the publication of "Charter News";
  • a consultation and customer satisfaction seminar; the publication of a guide to consultation;
  • a conference on the information super-highway; and
  • an announcement on 1995 charter marks applications.

There will be no additional cost or staff resources required as a result of holding these events in July. The officials concerned will be working on the events as part of their normal duties.