HC Deb 16 December 1994 vol 251 c847W
Mr. Donohoe

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will list the duration of the trips, referred to in his answer of 2 November,Official Report, columns 1131–32, which were undertaken by Ministers in his Department and on which they were accompanied by their spouses and paid for at public expense.

Mr. Heseltine

The duration of the six official trips referred to in the answer of 2 November, were as follows:

Minister Country Duration of trip
Mr. Hamilton, Minister for Corporate Affairs Romania 2 days
Earl Ferrers, Minister for Small Firms and Consumer Affairs Singapore/Australia New Zealand 14 days
Mr. Taylor, PUSS for Trade and Technology Germany 1 days
Mr. Eggar, Minister for Industry and Energy South America 11 days
Mr. Heseltine, President of Australia/Japan 8 days
the Board of Trade South Africa 6 days