§ Mr. Gordon Prentice
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence on how many occasions since the recent change in procedures aircraft of the Queen's Flight have been used by members of the royal family for private travel, unconnected with their official duties. 
§ Mr. Soames
Since the introduction, on 1 April 1995, of arrangements under which the royal households are charged for private use of aircraft of No. 32 (The Royal) Squadron, there have been six occasions when such aircraft have been used for private travel.