§ Mr. Malcolm Bruce
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what is her estimate of the cost of Ministerial overseas travel in her Department in(a) 1995–96, (b) 1996–97 and (c) 1997–98 to date. 
§ Mr. Denham
[holding answer 5 February 1998]: I refer the hon. Member to the reply my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Rotherham (Mr. MacShane) on 9 February 1998, Official Report, columns 16–17.