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Ministerial Visits (Costs)

Volume 35: debated on Tuesday 18 January 1983

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asked the Prime Minister how much has been spent in each year since 1972–73 in respect of visits by (a) Ministers and (b) officials to (i) the Soviet Union, (ii) other East European countries and (iii) West European countries; and whether any estimate is available for expenditure in these areas over the next five years.

The information is not available. Departments keep their own records and the details could be collected and extrapolated only at disproportionate cost.