§ Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What is the estimated cost of the Lancaster House reception on 28 February arranged by the Department of Trade and Industry to say farewell to Sir Robin Young and introduce his successor as Permanent Secretary; and how many invitations have been issued. [HL1387]78WA
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Sainsbury of Turville)
In total 339 invitations were issued to a range of key departmental stakeholders. Government hospitality has not yet prepared the final invoice for the Department of Trade and Industry.