§ Mr. Willie W. Hamilton
asked the Prime Minister if she will list in the Official Report the official visits she has made overseas since January 1984 to date, and the total costs of each visit to public funds.
§ The Prime Minister
My official visits overseas since January 1984 and their cost to my Office1 are:
Year Destination Cost £ 1984 January Italy 8,817 January France 3,038 February Hungary 12,469 February Soviet Union 28,767 March Belgium 14,982 April Portugal 22,276 May France 3,000 June France 12,369 November India 81,441 November/December France 13,016 December Hong Kong/China/USA 106,024 December Republic of Ireland 12,509 1985 January Germany 6,556 February United States of America 50,113 March Belgium 8,990 March Soviet Union 28,669 April South East Asia/Saudi Arabia 108,341 May Germany 13,615 June Italy 43,755 July United States of America 33,530 September Egypt/Jordan 37,761 October Bahamas/United States of America 168,539 November Belgium 3,945 December Luxembourg 20,934 Estimated Cost £ 1986 January France 4,820 March Italy 5,340 May Japan/Korea 120,360 May Israel 47,090 June Netherlands 21,100 July Canada 32,300 September Germany 12,220 September Norway 14,350 November France 3,690 November United States of America 46,830 December France 8,500
1 The costs given are the costs charged to the Prime Ministers Office. These include, for example, travel and subsistence costs for the No. 10 party, but exclude recoveries made from other Departments and from journalists travelling with the party.