§ Mr. Tyrie
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his answer of 27 July 1999,Official Report, columns 403–04, on special advisers, if he will give the cost incurred by Treasury special advisers, including travel and accommodation, for each individual occasion of official travel listed in the paper, Official Travel Overseas by Treasury Special Advisers 1997–99. 
§ Miss Melanie Johnson
I refer the hon. Member to the answer the former Economic Secretary gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Hove (Mr. Caplin) on 27 July. Details of official travel overseas by Treasury special advisers were placed in the Library of the House on that day. The cost of overseas travel by special advisers accompanying Treasury Ministers was included in the figures in the Prime Minister's answer to my hon. Friend the Member for Stalybridge and Hyde (Mr. Pendry) on 17 June 1999,Official Report, columns 196–97.