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Christmas

Volume 501: debated on Wednesday 25 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many Christmas parties his Department plans to host in 2009; what has been budgeted for each such reception; what estimate he has made of the proportion of (a) lamb, (b) beef, (c) chicken, (d) pork, (e) turkey, (f) other meats, (g) vegetables, (h) fruit and (i) alcohol to be served at each such function which is produced in the UK; and if he will make a statement. (300877)

In accordance with internal departmental guidance, staff Christmas meals and parties and service mess functions must be paid for by non-public funds or by staff subscription.