HC Deb 27 October 2003 vol 412 c130WS
Mrs. Iris Robinson

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the total cost has been since April 1998 of the North/South Ministerial Council. [132093]

Mr. Paul Murphy

The information requested in respect of the North/South Ministerial Council is set out in the table.

Period Total cost
December 1999 to December 2000 1,027,000
January 2001 to December 2001 2,025,000
January 2002 to December 2002 1,525,790

The first meeting of the North/South Ministerial Council took place in December 1999. Financial information for the calendar year 2003 is not yet available.