HC Deb 15 March 2002 vol 381 cc1278-9W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what the cost was of hotel accommodation for departmental staff working away from home in each of the last four years. [41054]

Mr. Ivan Lewis

The information is set out for the last three financial years, prior to that, the service was undertaken by a different provider and records are not available except at disproportionate cost.

Financial year Spend £
1998–99 823,567
1999–2000 1,020,420
2000–01 1,223,926