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House of Lords Chamber: Clocks and Watches

Question for The Senior Deputy Speaker

UIN HL16513, tabled on 19 June 2019

To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker what is the cost of the new clocks in the House of Lords Chamber.

Answered on

26 June 2019

The new clocks in the House of Lords Chamber were procured together with new clocks for Grand Committee. Together the new clocks for the Chamber and Grand Committee cost £23,709.60. This includes the cost of the bespoke design, software, hardware and installation. It is inclusive of VAT.

The clocks are maintained by the same company that maintains the clocks in the House of Commons. Together the two Houses pay an annual maintenance fee of £3,596 per annum. The House of Lords pays 40% of this cost.