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Departmental Official Hospitality

Volume 481: debated on Monday 20 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much his Department and its agencies spent on entertainment in each of the last five years. (219258)

This information is not held centrally and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is committed to ensuring that all expenditure, including that on entertainment, is incurred in accordance with the principles of Managing Public Money and the Treasury handbook on Regularity and Propriety.