Victoria Tower

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th July 1991.

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Photo of Mr Harry Greenway Mr Harry Greenway , Ealing North 12:00 am, 15th July 1991

Will my right hon. Friend confirm that some years ago we could have had Victoria Tower cleaned for £3 million? It is sad that the cleaning will now cost £7·5 million. Will he ensure that when it is cleaned, the Union Jack that flies proudly on top of the Tower is always a clean one. Sometimes we have a dirty flag.