§ Mr. Donohoe
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how much her Department spent on postage in the financial years 1994–95 and 1995–96; and how many items were posted during these periods. 
§ Mr. Robin Squire
Expenditure on postage in the financial years 1994–95 and 1995–96 was £1,363,741 and £1,274,376. Figures for the number of items posted in 1994–95 are not available but the 1995–96 figure is approximately 4 million.