The amount spent by the Department for Work and Pensions, including its agencies and non-departmental public bodies, on hotel and other similar privately provided accommodation for the financial years 2003-04 to 2005-06 is shown in the table:
Hotels etc. Spend (£ million) 2003-04 13.32 2004-05 10.53 2005-06 11.06
Spend (£ million)
Information on the other breakdowns requested is not held centrally and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
Information relating to overseas travel by Ministers is published on an annual basis. Information for the period 1 April 2001 to 31 March 2006 is available in the Library of the House.