HC Deb 01 April 1993 vol 222 c405W
Mr. Tipping

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what was the total cost to his Department of each trip abroad on coal and energy-related matters undertaken by himself and the Minister for Energy; and what contributions to the costs were made by other organisations.

Mr. Heseltine

[holding answer 9 March 1993]: The information requested is as follows:

Destination Total cost
Russia and Azerbaijan1 11,600
President and Mr. Eggar
Belgium 2,200
Mr. Eggar
United States of America (twice) 13,200
Belgium (twice) 900
Portugal 1,000
Norway (four times) 6,300
Austria 1,000
Germany 1,200
Japan/China 10,100
France 600
1 Energy related matters formed only part of the purpose of this trip.

No contributions to the costs of these visits were received from other organisations.