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Jack Straw: As required by the terms of the lease conditions, set by Crown Estate, my office has been decorated once in the last five years. This took place in 2002. It still looks okay.
Jack Straw: No private functions are held in Lancaster House. However occasionally, on special request, the Crown Estate has allowed Lancaster House to be used for commercial filming. The revenue from this source over the last five years has been set out in the following table: £ 1999 26,000 2000 0 2001 40,000 2002 95,000 2003 7,000 We are actively exploring the...
Jack Straw: The lease for Lancaster House with the Crown Estate only permits its use by senior Civil Servants of grades 2 and above for official business. However on special request, the Crown Estate have on occasion allowed commercial filming to take place. We are actively exploring the possibility of greater commercial use of the House in order to offset costs.