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Ministerial Travel

Volume 454: debated on Monday 11 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list the occasions since he has held his present office when he has used (a) rail services, (b) the London Underground, (c) tram or light railway services and (d) buses in connection with his ministerial duties. (101859)

Since my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State was appointed to his present office he has used public transport on the occasions detailed in the table in the course of his ministerial duties.

Mode of transport

Number of journeys





London Underground


Public transport is also used by my right hon. Friend in his capacity both as an MP and as Secretary of State for Scotland.

Ministers use public transport wherever possibleand practical to complete their journeys taking account of security considerations. All ministerial travel is undertaken in accordance with the rules set out in Travel by Ministers.