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Departmental Expenditure

Volume 450: debated on Wednesday 25 October 2006

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how much the Prime Minister’s Office has spent on organising and hosting conferences in the last 12 months. (93090)

The Prime Minister’s Office forms an integral part of the Cabinet Office. Information is provided for the whole of the Cabinet Office.

The Cabinet Office does not separately record on the Department’s accounting system expenditure spent on organising and hosting conferences. This information is therefore available only at disproportionate cost.

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how much the Prime Minister’s Office has spent on taxis in the last 12 months. (93109)

The Prime Minister’s Office forms an integral part of the Cabinet Office.

Information for the Cabinet Office is not collected in the format requested. To provide a breakdown would incur disproportionate costs.

All official travel in the Department is undertaken strictly in accordance with the rules contained in the Cabinet Office Management Code. All ministerial travel-related costs are undertaken fully in accordance with the rules set out in the “Ministerial Code” and “Travel by Ministers”, copies of which are available in the Library for the reference of Members.