HC Deb 25 June 2002 vol 387 cc797-8W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the cost was of the Department's 2001 staff Christmas party; and how many people attended. [61656]

Jane Kennedy

The cost overall of the Northern Ireland Office's 2001 Christmas party was £682.50. The breakdown of this cost is as follows:

Catering 352.50
Band/disco 260.00
Bus hire 70.00

Tickets were sold to staff at a cost of £8.00. Approximately 120 tickets were purchased. The sale of the tickets covered the overall cost of £682.50 and the surplus was donated to charity.

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