HC Deb 17 January 1992 vol 201 cc656-7W
Mr. Wallace

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport in what circumstances his Department is willing to pay reasonable travelling expenses for applicants to attend job or recruitment board interviews; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. McLoughlin

My Department pays reasonable travelling expenses to applicants for many jobs in the Department. For clerical and secretarial posts, recruitment tends to be from the local area, with less need to pay travelling expenses.