§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Minister for the Civil Service whether the full and part-time daily subsistence allowances of up to £23 per day apply to Ministers where they are supplied with meals by the public or private organisation sponsoring or responsible for their visits.290W
§ Mr. Charles R. Morris
Subsistence allowances are intended as reimbursements for expenditure incurred, and I would expect Ministers to abate their claims where facilities are provided from other sources. I know that my ministerial colleagues are very aware of the need for economy.