§ Mr. Skinner
asked the Prime Minister what is the latest figure for the cost of entertaining at (a) Chequers and (b) 10 Downing street (i) since May 1979 and (ii) since June 1983.
§ The Prime Minister
The total cost of entertainment was £92,787 during the period May 1979 to December 1984 and £30,824 during the period June 1983 to December 1984. These figures cover entertainment at both Chequers and No. 10 Downing street; the information is not available by location.