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Catering Charges

Volume 901: debated on Thursday 20 March 1975

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asked the Lord President of the Council whether he will publish in the Official Report as full and detailed a list as is convenient of prices charged to Members in the various catering departments for items of stated foods and drinks, &c, at the latest convenient stated date with comparisons with those charged in January 1972.

I have been asked to reply.The information requested is as follows:

January 197213th January 1975
Members' Dining Room
Lunch, 2 course58p82p
Lunch. 3 course63p90p
Dinner, 2 course58p82p
Dinner, 3 course63p90p
Strangers' Dining Room
Lunch98p£1·60
Dinner£1·13£1·80
Members' Tea Room
Grapefruit9p14½p
Cold Sweets12p17½p
Tea (cup)3½P5½p
Coffee (cup)4p6½p
Cheddar cheese5p6½p
St. Ivel5p6½p
Eggs, hard boiled6p8p
Tomatoes, small3p4p
Tomatoes, large4p5½p
Sausage Roll5p11p
Pork pie11p15½p
Sandwiches, cheese12p17½p
Sandwiches, ham14p20p
Sandwiches, bacon17p24½p
Sandwiches, tongue17p24½p
Fruit slab cake5p6½p
Steak pie and beans18p30p
Milk (glass)4p6½p
Members'/Strangers' Cafeteria
Roast, 2 vegetables34p54p
Lamb cutlets, 2 vegetables42p63p
Curried beef, 2 vegetables34p54p
Hotpot34p54p
Chicken pie27p39½p
Steak pudding30p46p
Macaroni cheese, 1
Vegetable22p33½p
Salad, plain14p19½p
Salad, tongue25p37p
Salad, ham24p39½p
Veal pie28p41p
Minced beef36p54p
Tea3½p5½p
Coffee4p6½p
Cod and chips22p33½p
Plaice and chips26p38½p
Wines, Spirits and Beers
Sherry, Tio Pepe17p22p
Sherry, Domecq Pedro13p17p
Scotch16p18p
Gin16p18p
Brandy20p29p
Vermouths14p16p
Double Diamond (½ pint)10½p12p
Federation draught (pint)11p14p
Whitbread Trophy (pint)12p15p