HC Deb 27 November 2003 vol 415 c373W
Norman Baker

To ask the Prime Minister how much his Office has spent on the acquisition of works of art in each year since 1997, broken down by amounts spent on(a) paintings and (b) sculpture; what the single most expensive piece of art purchased by his Office since 1997 was; how much it cost; and what the total revenue raised by his Office through sales of its works of art has been since 1997. [142365]

The Prime Minister

My office has neither sold nor bought paintings or sculptures since 1997.