Friday, 27 June 2008
The Palace of Westminster and Drinking
Here is a spreadsheet of the House of Commons' bars and restaurants with opening hours and who may use them: (click to enlarge)
And here is a spreadsheet showing the amounts of drinks sold in the most recent trading year for which figures are available (2007-2008):
Because the Palace of Westminster is a Royal Palace, the sale of alcohol is not regulated by the Licencing Act 2003. See section 173.
May I extend my thanks to the FOI Team at the House of Commons for the above information.
*I will post a similar item to cover the House of Lords tomorrow as only one post of mine a day is listed by Witanagemot.