HC Deb 09 December 2002 vol 396 cc49-50W
Mr. Chope

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the total budget of(a) his Department and (b) its agencies is for official travel in 2002–03. [84935]

Jane Kennedy

The total budget for official travel in 2002–03 is:

Department Travel budget (£)
(a) Core Department (excluding Commissions as we do not have a breakdown of their budgets) 3,526,000
(b) Agencies (excluding NDPBs) 1,313,000
Total 4,839,000
The total travel budget for the Northern Ireland Departments in the financial year 2002–03 is (a) £9,501,038 and (b) for its agencies the budget is £8,492,862:
Department Travel budget (£)
Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister 628,000
Department of Education 507,250
Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment 467,916
Department for Employment and Learning 1,686,000
Department for Social Development 273,000
Agencies 2,127,000
Department for Regional Development 200,000
Road Service 1,300,000
Water Service 1,900,000
Department of Culture Arts and Leisure 135,000
OSNI 147,000
PRONI 14,150
Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety 559,872
Agencies 160,615
Department Travel budget (£)
Department of Agriculture and Rural Development 3,820,000
Agencies 940,000
Department of Finance and Personnel 1,047,000
Agencies 607,097
Department of Environment 177,000
Planning Service 443,000
EHS 338,000
DVLNI 102,000
DVTA 414,000
Departments 9,501,038
Agencies 8,492,862
Total 17,993,900