HC Deb 07 May 2003 vol 404 c766W
Mr. Pickles

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will list gifts made by his Department to(a) governments and officials of overseas countries, (b) foreign companies and (c) other persons, in each year since 1997. [103226]

Mr. Leslie

The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister was established on 29 May 2002. Since then, gifts purchased by the Office for presentation to governments and officials of overseas countries comprise two alarm clocks, six ornamental candles, two ornamental boxes, two trays and one photo frame. There are no gifts recorded as being given to foreign companies or other persons.