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Gifts and Endowments

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 20th July 2011.

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Photo of Andrew Griffiths Andrew Griffiths Conservative, Burton

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what gifts valued below £140 Ministers in his Department received in (a) 2006-07, (b) 2007-08 and (c) 2008-09.

Photo of Bob Neill Bob Neill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

The receipt of gifts by Ministers is handled in accordance with the provisions of the Ministerial Code. Based on available records the following gifts valued below £140 were received in each of the years in question:

2006-07

Book

Glass ornament

Paperweight

Scarf

2007-08

Books

Crystal ornament

Glass bowl

Paperweight

2008-09

Book

Letter opener

Pen

T-shirt

Trowel

Wallet

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