§ Mr. Donohoe
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Wallsend (Mr. Byers) of 12 December,Official Report, columns 463–64, if he will make a statement on how his Department arrived at the figure for the total cost for his spouse to accompany him to the economic summit in Naples between 8 and 10 July 1994.
§ Mr. Goodlad
The total cost for Mrs. Hurd to accompany my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs to the economic summit in Naples, referred to in my answer of 12 December, reflects minimal expenses only. Mrs. Hurd travelled on an official aircraft and stayed as a guest of the Italian Government.