HC Deb 16 December 1999 vol 341 c286W
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. [98689]

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".