§ Mr. Donohoe
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much his Department spent assessing the costs incurred by his Department in answering parliamentary questions tabled by the hon. Member for Cunninghame, South before the meeting of the Scottish Grand Committee on 20 May. 
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
[holding answer 7 June 1996]The figures quoted were an estimate and the costs were de minimis.