Rt Hon Lord Lilley

    Mr. Lilley: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) what the value is of the social network payment anticipated in the Post Office Network Business Plan for each year to 2005-06; [138042]

    (2) how much of the ?80 million per annum payment towards the Post Office Network‘s fixed costs from the Government Practitioner Services and Internet learning access points anticipated in 2005-06 in the Post Office Network Business Plan will be offset by savings in other Government Departments currently offering similar services; [138037]

    (3) what proportion of the extra revenues anticipated as a result of the Post Office‘s Business Plan for the Post Office Network are assumed to come from Government agencies. [138041]

    Mr. Byers [holding answer 13 November 2000]: It is established practice under section II paragraph 13 of the Code of Practice on Access to Government Information not to disclose such information.