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Public Duty Costs Allowance

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN HL480, tabled on 19 June 2014

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 18 June (WA 63), 14 May (WA 512), 6 May (WA 359), 7 April (WA 234) and 20 March (WA 52), on what each former Prime Minister, in each year that the Public Duty Costs Allowance was awarded to them, spent their allowances, in terms of comprehensive, unambiguous and catalogued expenses.

Answered on

3 July 2014

The Public Duty Costs Allowance is to reimburse former Prime Ministers of necessary office and secretariat costs.

In line with the practice of successive administrations, further details are not normally disclosed.

Answered by

Cabinet Office