§ Mr. Malcolm Bruce
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what is his current estimate of the expenditure of his Department, its agencies and non-departmental public bodies on hospitality since 1 May 1997. 
§ Dr. Howells
[holding answer 5 February 1998]: Expenditure by the Department, and reported by its agency and non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) on hospitality since May 1997 is shown in the table:
£ DfEE 12,000 Employment Service 3,000 NDPBs Educational Communications and Technology Agency 1500 Centre for Information on Language Teaching & Research 0 Construction Industry Training Board 12,000 Education Assets Board 0 Engineering Construction Industry Training Board 115,000 Equal Opportunities Commission 12,700 Funding Agency for Schools 0 Further Education Funding Council 16,300 Higher Education Funding Council 18,000 Investors in People UK 1200 Qualifications and Curriculum Authority 10,000 Remploy Ltd 45,000 Students Loan Company 0 Teacher Training Agency 500 Special Educational Needs Tribunal 0 1NDPBs that could provide only estimated figures are highlighted.