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Departmental Official Hospitality

Volume 507: debated on Tuesday 16 March 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will publish a detailed breakdown of his Department's expenditure on entertainment in each of the last 12 months. (321398)

[holding answer 9 March 2010]: This Department spent the following amounts on entertainment from June 2009, when the Department was created:

£

June 2009

118,577

July 2009

114,972

August 2009

69,109

September 2009

79,465

October 2009

118,300

November 2009

148,950

December 2009

26,256

January 2010

114,120

February 2010

100,378

A further breakdown could only be provided at disproportionate cost.