§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the total travelling expenditure incurred by staff in his Department during the last financial year; and what were the corresponding figures for each of the previous five years.
§ Mr. Lee
The total indentifiable travelling expenditure incurred by civilian staff in my Department while on duty during the last financial year (1984–85) was £20.726 million. The corresponding figures for each of the previous five years are:
Financial year £ million 1979–80 15.101 1980–81 14.804
§ Mr. Whitney
We expect each health authority to provide the facilities necessary for emergency and elective surgery and to monitor their effective and efficient use.