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Departmental Visits Abroad

Volume 489: debated on Tuesday 17 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many visits (a) he, (b) other Ministers and (c) departmental officials made abroad in 2008. (262458)

Ministers of the Department for Transport made 13 visits overseas in 2008. Of these, five were by the Secretary of State and eight by other Ministers.

The Department does not record the travel undertaken by officials by numbers of visits and the information could be provided only at disproportionate cost.