§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if he will list planned expenditure on hospitality for April and May, indicating the date, location and purpose of each event. 
§ Mr. Hoon
There is no expenditure currently planned for Ministerial hospitality for April or May 1998. It is not, however, possible to provide a comprehensive estimate for total expenditure on Ministerial hospitality as the majority of events and meetings will not be finalised until nearer the time.