HC Deb 30 April 2001 vol 367 c488W
Mr. Tyrie

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on how many occasions between 31 March 2000 and 31 March 2001(a) departmental and (b) non-departmental special advisers have travelled abroad in an official capacity. [158557]

Mr. Chris Smith

During the period 31 March 2000 to 31 March 2001, special advisers in this Department travelled overseas on official business on four occasion; to Venice (Italy), Berlin (Germany) and Apeldoorn and Haarlem (Netherlands).