HC Deb 25 February 2002 vol 380 cc731-2W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if she will list for 1997–98 and for each subsequent financial year, including the current year to date, the amount spent by(a) her Department, (b) its agencies and (c) its non-departmental public bodies on (i) food and (ii) alcohol, indicating how much was spent on guests, and how much in respect of (A) Ministers and (B) staff, broken down to show how much was provided directly by her Department and how much reclaimed. [34462]

Mr. Ivan Lewis: This information could be supplied only at disproportionate cost.