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Departments: Visits Abroad

Volume 460: debated on Thursday 24 May 2007

To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his foreign visits for the period since 10 May 2007; who accompanied him on each visit; and what the total cost was of each visit, including transport and accommodation. (139133)

Since 1999 the Government have published an annual list of all visits overseas undertaken by Cabinet Ministers costing £500 or more during each financial year. Copies of these lists are available in the Library of the House. Information on the number of officials accompanying Ministers on overseas visits is included in the list.

All Ministers’ travel arrangements are in accordance with the arrangements for official travel set out in chapter 10 of the Ministerial Code, and the accompanying guidance document, “Travel by Ministers”. Information for 2007-08 will be published in the normal way.