Departmental Travel

Transport written question – answered on 16th July 2008.

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Photo of Stephen Hammond Stephen Hammond Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport for how many miles of car travel staff in her Department claimed expenses in each of the past three years.

Photo of Jim Fitzpatrick Jim Fitzpatrick Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Department for Transport and six of its agencies recorded staff car mileage as contained in the following table:

2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
VCA 337,063 285,566 325,107
MCA 776,622 863,488 652,072
HA 2,689,030 2,415,254 2,040,147
DSA 5,585,147 5,545,335
VOSA 6,800,000 6,200,000 5,800,000
DVLA 1,214,625 1,416,763 1,885,215
DfT 299,996 473,298 230,499
Total 12,117,336 17,239,516 16,489,863

The information for GCDA could only be provided at disproportionate cost. DSA only began recording mileage figures in 2006-07. Information for the previous year could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

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