HC Deb 11 July 2002 vol 388 c1107W
Mr. Laws

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list the(a) date, (b) purpose and (c) cost of each reception held at No 11 Downing Street since 7 June 2001; and if he will make a statement. [66279]

Ruth Kelly

[holding answer 4 July 2002]: A list of all receptions held at 11 Downing Street since 7 June 2001 has been placed in the Library.

The total cost to the Treasury for all official receptions held in the relevant period is £8,453 in 2001 and £6,505 in 2002. There is no cost to the Treasury or public funds for any private reception.

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