HC Deb 11 March 1997 vol 292 cc152-3W
Mr. MacShane

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to his answer of 27 February,Official Report, column 314, if he will commission an independent expert valuation of the provenance and estimated worth of gifts from the President of Albania. [19746]

Sir Nicholas Bonsor

Gifts received by Ministers in their official capacity are dealt with in accordance with the procedures set out in "Questions of Procedure for Ministers". The details are not made public. There is no case for an independent valuation.