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Minister for the Olympics: Overseas Visits

Volume 715: debated on Wednesday 9 December 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the destinations, purposes, costs and names of those in each official party of overseas visits on ministerial business undertaken by the Minister for the Olympics in (a) 2008, and (b) 2009 to date. [HL443]

This Government publishes an annual list of all ministerial travel costing over £500. The list includes a breakdown of travel by all Ministers and the global figure for the cost of ministerial travel includes the cost of staff accompanying Ministers. Detail of travel taken in the current year will be published as soon as it is ready after the end of the financial year. All ministerial travel is undertaken in accordance with the Ministerial Code.