HC Deb 15 April 2002 vol 383 cc735-6W
Mr. Burns

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions how many times special advisers have accompanied Ministers on overseas visits in each of the last five years; which countries were visited; and what the total cost of each individual visit was. [47135]

Dr. Whitehead

[holding answer 10 April 2002]: I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Westmoreland and Lonsdale (Tim Collins) on 7 March 2002, Official Report, column 572W. Details of special adviser travel for the period 1 April 2001 to 31 March 2002 will be published as soon as possible.