To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 15 February 2006, Official Report, column 2090W, on the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain, how much has been spent by (a) her Department and (b) public bodies for which it is responsible on (i) security, (ii) cleaning, (iii) repair, (iv) refurbishment and (v) other costs in relation to the fountain in each of the last 12 months; and if she will make a statement.
Details of expenditure by The Royal Parks, an Executive Agency of DCMS are shown in the table. The costs of security, cleaning and repair are met by The Royal Parks from their operational budget. The expenditure on refurbishment was partially funded by a contribution from DCMS of £150,000 in 2004–05 and £150,000 in 2005–06. It is not possible to show DCMS' expenditure monthly.
Security and cleaning services are provided by the same contractor and cannot be separated. Other costs include utilities, landscape maintenance, fencing and consultancy fees:
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