The Cabinet Office collates returns for ministerial travel over the value of £500. Alan Johnson joined the Department of Health as Secretary of State in June 2007. The following table shows Cabinet Office data for the Secretary of State's overseas travel for the financial year 2007-08. Collections for the current financial year will be available at its close.
|Dates||Minister||Destination||Purpose of Trip||Total cost including travel and accommodation (£)|
|20-21 November 2007||right hon. Alan Johnson MP||Brussels, Belgium||Meeting with commissioners||571|
|9-15 February 2008||right hon. Alan Johnson MP||Rio de Janeiro/Sao Paulo, Brazil||Health fact finding||7,083|