§ Mr. Sproat
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the number of official journeys civil servants of his Department made in each quarter of 1976 and the first three quarters of 1977, by each quarter, between the United Kingdom and other parts of the EEC, on matters consequent on the United Kingdom's membership of the EEC; and what has been the total cost of all these journeys in 1976 and in 1977 so far, respectively.
§ Mr. Millan
The information is given in the table below:
1976 1977 January to March 31 50 April to June 42 64 July to September 27 35 October to December 51 — Total cost (gross) £23,900 £29,400
A proportion of the gross cost is repayable from Community funds.