§ Mr. Donohoe
To ask the Chairman of the Administration Committee how much has been spent on postage charges for parliamentary purposes; and how many items have been posted for parliamentary purposes in each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Beith
I have been asked to reply. Postage charges incurred by the House of Commons for parliamentary32W purposes in each of the last five financial years are as follows:
£ 1990–91 1,262,884 1991–92 1,304,419 1992–93 1,455,913 1993–94 1,766,568 1993–94 (1 April-31 October 1994) 1,254,479
It is not possible to provide the hon. Member with details of the number of items posted.