§ Mr. Heffer
asked the Minister for the Civil Service what is the cost of transport for Ministers and officials to and from Brussels and Luxembourg over the last year to the latest available date.
§ Mr. Charles R. Morris
The cost of travel in a full year for Ministers and officials to and from EEC institutions in Brussels and Luxembourg is about £200,000. These travelling expenses are refunded by the EEC, except for occasional charter flights by Ministers where refunds are limited to commercial rates.