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Departmental Travel

Volume 508: debated on Thursday 8 April 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how much was spent on first-class travel for (a) Ministers and (b) staff of each grade in (i) his Department and (ii) its agencies in the last 12 months. (325106)

No Ministers or DCSF officials took first- class air travel during the period April 2009 to March 2010.

DCSF agency officials spent £8,640 on first class air travel during this period.

DCSF Ministers spent £8,146 on first class rail travel during this period.

DCSF officials spent £2,447,616 on first class rail travel during this period.

DCSF agency officials spent £3,816,469 on first class rail travel during this period.

The data have been provided by the Department's contractor for travel booking, Carlson Wagonlit Travel.