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Departmental Official Cars

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 11 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the cost of provision of Government cars to special advisers in her Department was in the last 12 months. (299597)

In the DWP, special advisers are not provided with an allocated Government car and driver. As with all civil servants, special advisers may use an official car or taxi in properly defined circumstances. Details of such use is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.