§ Mr. Wilshire
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if he will list all overseas visits made since 1 May 1997 on which he or any other Minister in his Department has been accompanied under Rule 83 of the Ministerial Code, indicating(a) who accompanied him (b) the cost to public funds of each such visit. 
§ Mr. Hoon
My noble and learned Friend the Lord Chancellor was accompanied by Lady Irvine at the 14th Conference of Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers, held in Trinidad and Tobago on 275W 4–11 January 1998. The total cost of the trip from public funds for the Lord Chancellor, Lady Irvine and an official was £13,487.74.