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Hotels

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 7 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much his Department spent on hotel accommodation for (a) Ministers, (b) special advisers and (c) civil servants in each of the last five years. (305669)

Expenditure on hotels on behalf on individuals is not held separately. The following table shows the cumulative spend for Ministers, special advisers and civil servants for each of the last five years.

Financial years

Hotels (£)

2005

1,161,915

2006

1,039,714

2007

1,006,349

2008

1,191,780

2009

1,510,651

Travel by Ministers, civil servants and special advisers is undertaken in accordance with the ministerial code and the civil service management code respectively.