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Dear House of Commons,

Can you please let me know the total amount spent on alcohol at each of the bars/restaurants at the House of Commons for the past two years.

Can you break down how much was spent on wine, beer/lager, cider, spirits, champagne at each of the bars/restaurants.

Can you provide figures for the past two years, or if this is not possible within the restrictions, please provide figures for the past year.

Yours faithfully,

stian alexander

FOI Commons, House of Commons

Dear Mr Alexander,

 

Freedom of Information request F19-493

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 8 October 2019, received
by us on the same date, which is copied below.

 

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From: stian alexander <[FOI #610023 email]>
Sent: 08 October 2019 12:29
To: FOI Commons <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Alcohol - Commons

 

Dear House of Commons,

Can you please let me know the total amount spent on alcohol at each of
the bars/restaurants at the House of Commons for the past two years.

Can you break down how much was spent on wine, beer/lager, cider, spirits,
champagne at each of the bars/restaurants.

Can you provide figures for the past two years, or if this is not possible
within the restrictions, please provide figures for the past year.

Yours faithfully,

stian alexander

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Dear Mr Alexander,

 

Freedom of Information Request F19-493

 

Thank you for your request for information as copied below. You have asked
the House of Commons for information regarding the total sales of alcohol
in the venues managed by the House over the previous 2 years. We have
interpreted your request to relate to the period 01 September 2017 to 31
October 2019.

 

Information to respond to your request is held by the House from 01
September 2017 to 31 August 2019. Please find the total alcohol sales for
this period broken down into the requested categories in the table below.

 

Alcohol Sales (incl. VAT) 01 Sept 2017 to 31 Aug 2019 for House of Commons
Bars and Dining Rooms
Row labels Sales (£)
Aperitifs 5,891
Beer – Bottled/Draught 356,133
Fortified Wines 5,126
Liqueurs 1,037
Spirits 128,929
Wines – Champagne & Sparkling 124,621
Wines – Red 246,089
Wines – White 338,414
Total 1,206,240

 

Further, please find attached the requested break down by each venue
managed by the House of Commons.

 

 

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From: stian alexander <[FOI #610023 email]>
Sent: 08 October 2019 12:29
To: FOI Commons <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Alcohol - Commons

 

Dear House of Commons,

Can you please let me know the total amount spent on alcohol at each of
the bars/restaurants at the House of Commons for the past two years.

Can you break down how much was spent on wine, beer/lager, cider, spirits,
champagne at each of the bars/restaurants.

Can you provide figures for the past two years, or if this is not possible
within the restrictions, please provide figures for the past year.

Yours faithfully,

stian alexander

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