§ Dr. Lynne Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how much his Department has spent on Ministerial transport in each of the last two years. 
§ Mr. Wills
For information on spend on the Government Car Service, I refer my hon. Friend to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Minister of State, Cabinet Office, on 1 December 1999, Official Report, columns 255–56W. Additionally, £7,607 was spent in 1997 –98 and £14,597 was spent in 1998–99 on car hire. All Ministerial travel adheres to the terms of the "Ministerial Code" and "Travel by Ministers".