§ Ms Glenda Jackson
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1) if he will list the make, age and purchase price of each vehicle in the Government car service ministerial fleet; 
(2) what was the total cost of maintaining and operating the Government car service ministerial fleet, for the years 1992–93 to 1995–96. 
§ Mr. Freeman
As these are purely operational matters I have asked the chief executive of the Security Facilities Executive to write directly to the hon. Member.
Letter from J. C. King to Ms Glenda Jackson, dated 30 May 1996:
I have been asked by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster to reply direct to your two Parliamentary Questions relating to the Government Car Service (GCS). As Chief Executive of the Security Facilities Executive Agency, I have operational responsibility for the GCS.The Government Car Service currently purchases motor vehicles from the Ford, Jaguar, Rover and Vauxhall motor companies. I regret that, for security and commercial reasons, details of individual vehicles cannot be made public.The estimated costs of maintaining and operating the Government Car Service for the years 1992–93 to 1995–96 are as follows:
- 1992/93: £7.0 million
- 1993/94: £7.3 million
- 1994/95: £7.6 million
- 1995/96: £7.4 millionThese costs cover the whole of the Government Car Service, including the Ministerial vehicles.