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Catering sales - Cups (2015)

Request

  1. Recently (in the last year or so) coffee outlets in parliament were offering reusable plastic coffee cups for sale. I’d like to know how many were produced and how many were sold?
  2. What was the cost to parliament of making/buying the cups?
  3. What was the sale price of the cups?
  4. If there was any left unsold what happened to them?

 

Response

  1. Recently (in the last year or so) coffee outlets in Parliament were offering reusable plastic coffee cups for sale. I’d like to know how many were produced and how many were sold?
    The House of Commons Catering Services department purchased 500 re-usable coffee cups and 25 remain in stock at the date of your request.
  2. What was the cost to Parliament of making/buying the cups?
    The cups were purchased at a cost of £5.97 each.
  3. What was the sale price of the cups?
    The cups sold for £7.50 each.
  4. If there was any left unsold what happened to them?
    The 25 cups remaining in stock are still available for sale.