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Departmental Official Hospitality

Volume 492: debated on Wednesday 20 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department has spent on (a) conference services and (b) banqueting services in each of the last five years. (274509)

The Department's accounting system does not record costs relating to banqueting services discretely and to obtain these would incur disproportionate cost.

The costs relating to conference services are listed in the following table.

Conference services costs (£)

2008-09

79,724

2007-08

148,034

2006-07

227,678

2005-06

151,093

2004-05

58,272