§ Mr. Evans
To ask the President of the Council what publicly owned accommodation is made available to him in his official role; how many nights he has been in residence at each of these properties in the last 12 months; and what the total cost was of maintaining each of these properties in the last 12 months. 
§ Mr. Robin Cook
I refer the hon. Member to the answers given by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister to the hon. Member for Lewes (Norman Baker), 28 February 2002,Official Report, column 1443W and by my right hon. Friend the Deputy Prime Minister to the hon. Member for Westmorland and Lonsdale (Mr. Collins), 21 January 2002, Official Report, column 599 and on 28 January 2002, Official Report, column 91W.
To date, my Department has met no expenses on No. 1 Carlton Gardens since I became Leader of the House of Commons, although we await a transfer of costs from the Foreign Office.