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Departmental Rail Travel

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 11 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 19 October 2009, Official Report, column 1261W, on departmental rail travel, how many (a) journeys were paid for and (b) people travelled in each year; whether any nugatory expenditure was incurred in each year; and if he will make a statement. (298176)

The following figures represent travel booked through the central booking system which constitutes the vast majority of how travel is booked and paid for. Information on nugatory expenditure can only be provided at disproportionate cost.

Journeys paid for

Number of passengers

2006-07

20,538

20,538

2007-08

22,549

22,549

2008-09

27,502

27,502