§ Mr. Tony Banks
To ask the Prime Minister how much was spent on official hospitality in his Department in the financial year 1992–93.
§ Mr. Newton
[holding answer 20 October 1993]: I have been asked to reply.
The expenditure by the Office of my right hon. Friend, the Prime Minister, on official hospitality in the financial year 1992–93 was £30,023. This is a reduction of £10,953 or 27 per cent. compared with 1991–92.