§ Mr. Malcolm Bruce
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what is her estimate of the cost of buildings refurbishment carried out by her Department in(a) 1995–96, (b) 1996–97, (c) 1997–98 to date and (d) 1997–98 full year; and if she will make a statement. 759W
§ Clare Short
The cost of buildings refurbishment carried out by Department for International Development is as follows:
Year £ 1995–96 79,600 1996–97 9,500 1997–98 to date 25,300 1997–98 full year 25,300
These costs relate to refurbishment only and exclude day to day maintenance and reconfigurations required for operational reasons.