§ Mr. Tony Banks
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, pursuant to his reply of 14 April,Official Report, column 232, if he will give a breakdown of the expenditure on (a) furnishings and (b) decoration at No. 10 Downing street in 1987–88, for all items of over £500.
§ Mr. Chope
Up to 31 March 1988 expenditure in 1987–88 on furnishings and decorations at No. 10 Downing street for all items over £500 was as follows :
£ (a) Furnishings Glass-fronted bookcase 500.16 Re-upholstery 727.85 Re-covering settee 731.99 Berber carpet 560.44 (b) Decorations Internal decorations 2,300 Internal decorations 4,133.07