Mr. Alan Williams
To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage what was the breakdown of departmental expenditure between the occupied royal palaces in the latest available year.
§ Mr. Key
[holding answer 21 May 1993]: The figures for property services in 1992–93 are as follows:
£ million Buckingham Palace 3.138 Windsor Castle 9.698 St. James's Palace and Clarence House 1.650 Kensington Palace 0.513 Utilities, wages and other costs not broken down by palace 8.137
£ million Total 23.136
The figures for Windsor castle includes the costs of a major refurbishment programme and of initial clearance and stabilisation work in the fire damaged area.