HC Deb 01 May 1995 vol 259 cc76-7W
Mr. Tony Banks

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how much was spent on official hospitality by his Department in 1994–95.

Mr. Horam

Expenditure in 1994–95 on official hospitality by the Cabinet Office, including the Office of Public Service and Science, and executive agencies was as follows:

Cabinet Office (including OPSS)1 17,550
OPSS agencies 650
COI 9,200
HMSO(2) 31,60
1 The figure for the Cabinet Office excludes expenditure by the Office of the Prime Minister, which was the subject of a separate Answer by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister.
2 HMSO's figure is based on their accounting year 1 January-31 December.