§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his estimate is of the cost of buildings refurbishment carried out by his Department in each of the last four years.
§ Ruth Kelly
The information is as follows:
£ 1997–98 275,569 1998–99 329,255 1999–2000 355,080 2000–01 303,525
The information relates to essential refurbishment and redecoration works in the two Treasury office buildings and in 11 Downing street. It excludes refurbishment works arising from the PFI contract for the Treasury's new office accommodation.