HC Deb 22 January 1998 vol 304 cc647-8W
Mr. Redwood

To ask the Minister without Portfolio if the accommodation, meals and entrance fees to Disneyland for himself and his accompanying civil servant were paid for entirely out of United Kingdom public funds during his recent visit to Florida. [24756]

Mr. Mandelson

Only the cost of travel and accommodation was paid for entirely from public funds.

Mr. Baker

To ask the Minister without Portfolio if he will publish the programme for his visit to Washington in early January. [24774]

Mr. Mandelson

I visited Washington from 4 to 5 January 1998. During my visit I attended an official dinner at the Ambassador's residence, undertook a programme of meetings at the White House, and met the media for the launch of Britain's EU Presidency.

Mr. Maude

To ask the Minister without Portfolio what was the cost to public funds of hotel accommodation for(a) himself and (b) the representative of the Consulate General in Miami during his trip to Florida. [24804]

Mr. Mandelson

The cost to public funds of my hotel accommodation will (subject to any exchange rate fluctuation) be in the region of £125, and an identical figure for the accompanying official from the British Consulate General in Miami.