§ Mr. Wigley
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what was the annual cost of paying a London supplement to civil servants working in London in the last year for which figures are available. 
§ Mr. Freeman
[pursuant to his answer, 27 February 1997, c. 287–88]: I regret that the date that I gave for the delegation to Departments and agencies of authority to determine pay and allowances was incorrect. The correct date was 1 April 1996.