Travel costs

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Dear Department of Energy and Climate Change,

Under the Freedom of Information legislation, I request the following information:

1. In each of the financial years 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11 how much has the Department spent on all travel for Ministers, Directors and Staff?

2. In each of the financial years 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11 how much has the Department spent on air travel for Ministers, Directors and Staff? Additionally, how much of these amounts was Charter, 1st Class, Business Class or Standard Class split by UK vs International.

3. In each of the financial years 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11 how much has the Department spent on airport VIP assistance and lounges for Ministers, Directors and Staff split by UK vs International.

4. In each of the financial years 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11 how much has the Department spent on rail travel for Ministers, Directors and Staff? Additionally, how much of these amounts was 1st Class and how much was Standard Class.

5. In each of the financial years 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11 how much has the Department spent on taxi travel for Ministers, Directors and Staff?

6. In each of the financial years 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11 how much has the Department spent on chauffeured vehicles for Ministers and Directors?

7. In each of the financial years 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11 how much has the Department spent on reimbursing car mileage for Ministers, Directors and Staff?

8. In each of the financial years 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11 how much has the Department spent on renting vehicles for Ministers, Directors and Staff?

9. In each of the financial years 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11 how much has the Department spent on hotel accommodation for Ministers, Directors and Staff split by UK vs International?

10. In each of the financial years 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11 how much has the Department spent on subsistence for Ministers, Directors and Staff?

11. Please can you provide a copy of the Department’s travel and subsistence policy /procedures manual

Yours faithfully,

Brian Farnet

FOI Requests,

DECC Ref: 11/0486

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Dye Peter (Finance), Department of Energy and Climate Change

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Dear Mr Farnet,

Please find attached a response to your request of 2^nd April 2011.

Regards

Peter Dye

DECC Finance

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