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Official and Charity Receptions: 10 Downing Street

Volume 496: debated on Thursday 16 July 2009

I have today published a list of official and charity receptions held at 10 Downing Street for the financial year 2008-09.

The total cost of official receptions held at 10 Downing Street and Chequers for the financial year 2008-09 was £136,000. The costs of the charity receptions are funded by the charities involved.

Date

Event

Numbers

Host

18/03/2009

Government - Real Help Now

90

Prime Minister

17/03/2009

Charity - London Jewish Museum

80

Mrs Brown

12/03/2009

Government - Health Taskforce

100

Prime Minister and Mrs Brown

10/03/2009

Charity - Mentoring and Befriending Foundation

120

Mrs Brown

10/03/2009

Charity - RNIB Reception

80

Mrs Brown

05/03/2009

Government - LGBT History Month

150

Prime Minister

03/03/2009

Charity - McAslan Family Trust

100

Mrs Brown

02/03/2009

Charity - Tesco Mum of the Year

45

Mrs Brown

26/02/2009

Charity - Reading Heroes

70

Mrs Brown

24/02/2009

Charity – St. John Eye Hospital

100

Mrs Brown

18/02/2009

Government - Rugby, Injured Players Foundation

100

Prime Minister

10/02/2009

Charity - Save the Children

100

Mrs Brown

28/01/2009

Government - Regional Editors

150

Prime Minister

27/01/2009

Charity - Centerpoint

100

Mrs Brown

26/01/2009

Government - Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network

150

Prime Minster

21/01/2009

Government - Lobby Journalists

150

Prime Minister

20/01/2009

Charity - Whizz Kids

100

Mrs Brown

15/01/2009

Government - Diana Awards

50

Prime Minister

12/01/2009

Government - Religious Leaders

150

Prime Minister

16/12/2008

Charity - Oxford Philomusica

100

Mrs Brown

16/12/2008

Government - Sun Military Awards

80

Prime Minister

15/12/2008

Government - Christmas Tea

100

Prime Minister

09/12/2008

Charity - Dyslexia Action

80

Mrs Brown

04/12/2008

Government - Teach First

150

Prime Minister

02/12/2008

Charity - Women for Women

80

Mrs Brown

02/12/2008

Government - Eve of Session

170

Prime Minister

25/11/2008

Charity - Caron Keating Foundation

40

Mrs Brown

24/11/2008

Charity - Leeds Pianoforte Competition

100

Prime Minister and Mrs Brown

24/11/2008

Daily Mail Children's Champions

40

Prime Minister & Mrs Brown

19/11/2008

Government - Special Olympics (held at the British Museum)

170

Mrs Brown

18/11/2008

Charity - Sir John Soane Museum

80

Mrs Brown

17/11/2008

Government - Global Fellows

150

Prime Minister

12/11/2008

Government - Apprenticeship

150

Prime Minister

11/11/2008

Charity - London Jewish Museum

80

Mrs Brown

11/11/2008

Government - Armistice Anniversary

100

Prime Minister

27/10/2008

Government - Black History Month

150

Prime Minister

22/10/2008

Government - Para;ympics 2008

500

Prime Minister

21/10/2008

Charity - Fight for Sight

80

Mrs Brown

20/10/2008

Government - Peace Awards

150

Prime Minister

14/10/2008

Charity - Dress for Success

80

Mrs Brown

13/10/2008

Charity Dinner - Waterford School Trust

40

Mrs Brown

08/10/2008

Government - British Mountaineering Council

150

Prime Minister

07/10/2008

Charity - Lord Mayor’s Appeal

150

Mrs Brown

03/10/2008

Government - Church Leaders

150

Prime Minister

03/10/2008

Government - Olympics Reception(held at Lancaster House)

670

Prime Minister and Mrs Brown

02/10/2008

Government – BSME - Reception

150

Prime Minister

01/10/2008

Government - Older Peoples Day

150

Prime Minister

01/10/2008

Government- Sally Keeble Alcohol Licensing campaign

150

Prime Minister

01/10/2008

Pride of Britain Award winners

40

Prime Minister & Mrs Brown

29/09/2008

Government - National Council for Educational Excellence

150

Prime Minister

15/09/2008

Charity - London Fashion Week

200

Mrs Brown

11/09/2008

Charity - Michael Palin Centre

80

Mrs Brown

10/09/2008

Government - Fulbright Scholars

180

Prime Minister

09/09/2008

Charity - Alan Senitt Memorial Trust

130

Mrs Brown

09/09/2008

Government - ATA Veterans Badge presentation

180

Prime Minister

03/09/2008

Charity – Middlesbrough Institute for Modern Art

80

Mrs Brown

18/08/2008

Charity - Wellbeing of Women

120

Mrs Brown

24/07/2008

Government - Local Heroes/Voluntary Sector

150

Prime Minister

23/07/2008

Government - Women's Land Army

120

Prime Minister

22/07/2008

Government - Press Lobby

200

Prime Minister

22/07/2008

Charity - Sarah McKechnie Foundation

120

Prime Minister

16/07/2008

Government – TA100 Anniversary

80

Prime Minister

15/07/2008

Charity - DEERA International

80

Mrs Brown

11/07/2008

Charity – Transplant in Mind

70

Mrs Brown

10/07/2008

Government – Police Bravery

160

Prime Minister

07/07/2008

Government – Business in the Community

150

Prime Minister

02/07/2008

Government – NHS 60th Anniversary

150

Prime Minister

01/07/2008

Government – Creative Economy Programme

150

Prime Minister and Mrs Brown

27/06/2008

Charity Maggies Centres

60

Mrs Brown

26/06/2008

Government - Veterans Day

40

Prime Minister

18/06/2008

Government – Big Arts

150

Prime Minister and Mrs Brown

17/06/2008

Charity – Tom Rhys Pryce

80

Mrs Brown

10/06/2008

Government – Carers

150

Prime Minister

10/06/2008

Charity – PACT

50

Mrs Brown

05/06/2008

Government – Spitfire Tribute Foundation

80

Prime Minister

02/06/2008

Government – Daycare Trust

150

Prime Minister

22/05/2008

Government – Excellence in Nursing

35

Prime Minister

13/05/2008

Charity – Pilotlight

80

Mrs Brown

12/05/2008

Government – Show Racism the Red Card

150

Prime Minister

07/05/2008

Government – Global Day of Prayer

150

Prime Minister

06/05/2008

Charity – New Children’s Hospital Appeal

40

Mrs Brown

28/04/2008

Government – Basra Development

150

Prime Minister