§ Mrs. Beckett
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the Department of Health's hospitality budget in each of the last five years. 
§ Mr. Tony Banks
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent on official hospitality by her Department in 1994–95. 
§ Mr. Sackville
Expenditure on hospitality during 1994–95, including basic refreshments for meetings of expert advisory groups and working groups and for meetings with representatives of other Government 3W Departments, voluntary organisations and public bodies is shown in the table. For details of previous years1 expenditure I refer the right hon. Member and the hon. Member to the reply I gave the hon. Member of Truro (Mr. Taylor) on 1 November 1994 at columns 1073–74.
1994–95£ (a) Department 229,779 (b) Agencies 32,451 Total 262,230