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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department for International Trade more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
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star this property hansard heading Department for International Trade: Catering more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how much her Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Trade has spent a total of £276,815 on refreshments in the financial years 2017/18 and 2018/19. This cost includes both the UK and overseas.</p><p> </p><p>The breakdown is as follows:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2017 – March 2018</p></td><td><p>£118,579</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2018 – March 2019</p></td><td><p>£158,236</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£276,815</strong> <strong> </strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Staff at the Department for International Trade are located across more than one hundred countries and as we prepare to leave the EU, our ministers and Department for International Trade staff regularly travel overseas to build relationships with key global trading partners and the Department uses refreshment for diplomatic entertainment on trade issues.</p><p> </p><p>This includes through the 14 trade working groups we have set up across 21 countries to advance the UK's trade and investment relationships and scope out the potential for future free trade agreements. The figures include overseas spending.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth West more like this
star this property answering member printed Conor Burns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Conor Burns more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this