§ Mr. Leighton
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many of his officials were sent to Brussels in 1978 to discuss EEC matters; what was the total man-days involved; and what was the cost to public funds of travel and subsistence, including sums reimbursed by the Commission.
§ Dr. Boyson
The information asked for relates to the period of office of the previous Administration. I am informed that the relevant figures for my Department are: 57; 140; £6,795—of which £3,833 was reimbursed by the EEC.