§ Mr. Tony Banks
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many trips abroad have been made by Ministers in his Department since May 1979; and what was the cost.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
[pursuant to his reply, 10 February 1984, c. 807.]: Since May 1979, Treasury Ministers have made 145 trips abroad at a total cost of £195,242. The cost includes travel and subsistence of both Ministers and of their private secretaries accompanying them.