§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the cost was of(a) in-house canteen and (b) other catering services provided by his Department in each of the last four years. 60W
§ Dr. John Reid
Details of the Department's (including its agencies, but excluding NDPBs as we do not have access to a breakdown of their expenditure) total expenditure on in-house canteen and other catering services combined (unable to identify separate costs) in each of the last four years isas follows:
£ 1998–99 878,146 1999–2000 1,112,965 2000–01 832,771 2001–02 1425,124 1 To date. Full year estimate £510,150.
Please note that this expenditure includes catering for Government functions held at Hillsborough Castle.