HC Deb 25 November 1999 vol 339 c165W
Mr. Don Foster

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what has been spent by his Department on external consultants and advisers since May 1997 funded from (i) his Department's programme provision and (ii) his Department's running costs. [99490]

Mr. Chris Smith

[holding answer 24 November 1999]My Department has spent a total of £1,242,998, all from my Department's running costs.