The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1997Prime Minister (1990-1997)

PMQT Written Answers – 5 February 1997

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister’s Question Time from 5th February 1997.



Travel Costs

Mr. Winnick: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list the total travel costs for himself and his staff during the present Parliament; and if he will list the equivalent figures for the 1983 to 1987 Parliament.

The Prime Minister [holding answer 30 January 1997]: The total costs of such travel in the United Kingdom and overseas during the current Parliament are as follows:

Year £


1992-93 (2)1,730 Actual

1993-94 1,490 Actual

1994-95 1,230 Actual

1995-96 1,650 Actual

1996-97 1,270 Budget

(2) All figures in £’000s rounded to the nearest £10,000. Comparable data for 1983-87 Parliament are not available.