§ 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