My Department has spent the following amounts on first class travel in 2007:
£ Ministerial travel 2,836.32 Officials 89,606.73
The breakdown by staff grade can be obtained only at a disproportionate cost.
My Office is split over two sites, namely London and Cardiff, and staff are required to travel frequently between both offices. The Wales Office, however, makes good use of advanced ticket bookings to achieve value for money.