HC Deb 26 February 2002 vol 380 c1260W
Dr. Kumar

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions by what means ministerial boxes are conveyed from private offices in his Department to(a) himself and (b) his Ministers; how frequently and at what expense private courier firms are employed for such a task; and which courier firms have been used for such duties. [36284]

Maria Eagle

In accordance with central guidance on security, ministerial boxes originating from this Department are transported to Minister's homes either by Government car or by a service provided by the Royal Mail.