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Ministerial Travel

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 24 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much was spent on foreign travel by each Minister in her Department other than the Secretary of State in 2005-06; and what the (a) purpose and (b) destination was of each journey. (114736)

All ministerial visits are conducted in accordance with the Ministerial Code and Travel by Ministers. Since 1999, the Government have published on an annual basis, a list of overseas travel by Cabinet Ministers costing in excess of £500 and the total cost of all ministerial travel. Information for 2005-06 was published on 24 July 2006. Information for 2006-07 will be published as soon as possible after the end of the financial year in the Library of the House.