§ Mr. Tyrie
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills on how many occasions between 31 March 2001 and 31 March 2002(a) departmental and (b) non-departmental special advisers have travelled abroad in an official capacity; what places were visited; and how much each visit cost. 1050W
§ Estelle Morris
Between 1 April 2001 and 31 March 2002, a special adviser in my Department travelled abroad on one occasion at a cost of £376.64. All travel by special advisers is undertaken in accordance with the rules set out in the Ministerial Code, and the Civil Service Management Code.