§ Dr. Lynne Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how much his Department has spent on civil servants transport in 1995–96 and 1996–97. 
§ Mr. Bayley
The information is not available in the format requested. Such information as is available is in the table.
All travel undertaken by DSS staff complies with the requirements of the Civil Service Management Code.
Expenditure on civil service transport Year Expenditure (£) 1995–96 24,158,110 1996–97 21,147,786
These amounts exclude the cost of vehicles on the Department's fleet which are used exclusively for business journeys, hire cars and travel on training and boarding.