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Press Gallery (Costs)

Volume 78: debated on Thursday 2 May 1985

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asked the Lord Privy Seal what was the cost of the following Press Gallery facilities: (a) telephones, (b) stationery, (c) lighting and heating, (d) equipment, (e) maintenance, (f) cleaning and (g) subsidies to Press Gallery catering and bar in each of the last five years.

1981198219831984 (provisional)
Guide price (ECU/t)*760·0858·8927·5941·4
Minimum price (ECU/t)*722·0815·9881·2894·4
World price-range*† (ECU/t)410·86–526·20446·69–635·05624·92–726·31604·19–641·43‡
Gross EC expenditure (MECUs)54·996·95140·0088·22
EC production and quantity receiving aid* ('000 t)374333428465
Aid-range* (ECU/t)349·14–233·8223·75–412·2201·19–302·58299·97–337·21
Imports from third countries to EC ('000 t)595·9675·8729·3533·0||
Exports to third countries from EC ('000 t)17·527·029·031·0||
* Information relates to marketing year, originally August/July and now September/August.
† For nondeseeded cotton, calculated by Commission.
‡ September/November only.
|| January/September only.