HC Deb 08 March 1982 vol 19 c317W
Mr. William Hamilton

asked the right hon. Member for Middlesbrough, as representing the House of Commons Commission, what has been the cost of Select Committee foreign travel in each of the last five years.

Mr. Arthur Bottomley

The information is as follows:

1977–78 62,156
1978–79 95,163
1979–80 21,013
1980–81 115,684
1981–82 (to date) 129,408

The figures are made up of travel and subsistence costs and miscellaneous items.