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Departmental Official Hospitality

Volume 508: debated on Tuesday 6 April 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what the five most expensive hospitality events hosted by his Department was in the last three years; and what (a) the cost and (b) purpose was of each. (324663)

The five most expensive receptions hosted by the Wales Office were as follows:

Receptions

Cost (£)

July 2008

Summer reception in London

3,284

February 2008

St. David’s Day reception in London

2,797

July 2008

Summer reception in Cardiff

2,609

December 2007

Christmas reception in London

2,594

December 2007

Christmas reception in Cardiff

2,464