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Overseas Visits

Volume 448: debated on Thursday 29 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what overseas visits have been made by Ministers in his Department in (a) 2004, (b) 2005 and (c) 2006. (80499)

Information about overseas visits undertaken by Ministers in the Department for Transport on official business, during 2004, 2005 and to date in 2006, has been placed in the Libraries of the House.

All ministerial travel is undertaken in accordance with the ‘Ministerial Code’ and ‘Travel by Ministers’, copies of which are available in the Library. Since 1999, the Government have published on an annual basis a list of all overseas visits by Cabinet Ministers costing in excess of £500. Copies of the lists are available in the Library. Information for 2005-06 is currently being compiled and will be published when it is ready.