HC Deb 10 February 1984 vol 53 cc819-20W
Mr. Tony Banks

asked the Secretary of State for Energy how many trips abroad have been made by Ministers in his Department since May 1979; and what was the cost.

Mr. Peter Walker

Ministers in my Department have made 76 trips abroad since May 1979. The cost, including that of their accompanying private secretaries, was £99,837.