§ Mr. Home Robertson
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to his answer of 5 December,Official Report, column 731, relating to costs in connection with the return of the Stone of Destiny, when he expects to have collated the costs; and if he will notify the hon. Member for East Lothian of the figures as soon as they are available. 
§ Mr. Foulkes
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he expects to have finalised the collation of all of the costs involved in relation to the return of the Stone of Destiny; if he will send details of the costs to all hon. Members representing Scottish constituencies; and under which budget heads the costs will be covered. 
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
[holding answers 22 and 13 January 1997]: The Scottish Office has already indicated that the costs incurred were expected to be in excess of £50,000. The cost of the ceremonies marking the return amounts to £34,434.15. In addition, the Scottish Office will meet £27,708.50 incurred by the armed services. All these costs will be met, as planned, from the Scottish Office administration budget.