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Departments: Railways

Volume 464: debated on Friday 19 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much was spent by his Department on first class train tickets in the last 12 months. (153269)

The departmental expenditure on first class train tickets ordered via the Department’s contracted travel agent was £81,157 in the last financial year. This amount excludes some travel booked directly which can be identified only at disproportionate cost.

All travel is undertaken in accordance with the Civil Service Management Code and the Ministerial Code.