§ Mr. Tony Banks
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, pursuant to his answer of 23 November 1993Official Report, columns 34-35, if he will specify the nature of the ministerial hospitality in his Department during the financial year 1992–93 for each event, giving the cost in each case.
§ Mr. Hague
Information is not available in the form requested. The main items of expenditure are in the table:
Expenditure on DSS Ministerial hospitality 1992–93 £ Minister of State's reception in honour of organisations representing desabled people 5,710.05 Ministerial hospotallity at other smaller functions, totalling 6,845.85