§ Mr. Burns
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) if he will list for each of the last five years the total 87W amount of money spent by Ministers in his Department on food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for official entertainment purposes; 
(2) how much was spent by departmental special advisers on food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for entertainment purposes in each of the last five years. 
§ Ruth Kelly
[holding answers 10 April 2002]: The information is not held in the form requested and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.