HC Deb 10 June 2002 vol 386 c882W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the cost was of hotel accommodation for departmental staff working away from home in each of the last four years. [41060]

Jane Kennedy

The Department does not separate hotel costs from other overnight subsistence. The following totals include other allowances payable for staying overnight while working away from home.

Details of the Department's1 total expenditure on overnight subsistence in each of the last four financial years
1998–99 392,086
1999–2000 394,997
2000–01 369,316
2001–02 2276,799
1 Including its agencies, but excluding NDPBs as we do not have access to a breakdown of their expenditure.
2 To date. Estimate for full year is £301,962.