§ Dr. Lynne Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how much his Department has spent on civil servants' transport in each of the last two years. 
§ Mr. Wills
All travel undertaken by civil servants in DfEE and the Employment Service (ES) complies with the requirements of the Civil Service Management Code.
For DfEE, the total amount spent on civil servants' car transport in each of the last two years is £648,826 (1997–98) and £720,853 (1998–99)1.
For ES, the total amount spent in each of the last two years is £3,462,169 (1997–98) and £4,992,971 (1998–99)1.
1 These figures are net of payments received from staff under DfEE/ES private user schemes.