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Christmas

Volume 501: debated on Wednesday 25 November 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 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. (300881)

This Department is not planning to host any Christmas parties in 2009.

Internal Christmas parties for officials within the Department will be funded by the staff themselves.