HC Deb 06 May 1999 vol 330 cc427-8W
Dr. Gibson

To ask the hon. Member for Roxburgh and Berwickshire, representing the House of Commons Commission, how much funding has been allocated to each select committee for overseas travel since May 1997. [82937]

Mr. Kirkwood

The Commission approves an annual figure for Select Committee travel; allocation to individual Committees is made, on its behalf, by the Liaison Committee. The figures for the total budget for the last three financial years are as follows:

1997–98 695,000
1998–99 949,975
1999–2000 975,600