Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Aviation

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 21st July 2022.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Labour, Hemsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much their Department has spent on air travel for (a) Ministers and (b) officials in (i) 2020, (ii) 2021 and (iii) 2022.

Photo of Jane Hunt Jane Hunt Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Table below shows Department’s air travel spend booked through our travel provider for years 2020, 2021 and 2022. There are occasions when ministerial travel is booked outside of our provider but are not included in this response as this information can only be obtained at a disproportionate cost.

Department’s published ministerial overseas travel can also be found on gov.uk here.

Air travel Spend via Travel Provider

(i) 2020

(ii) 2021

(iii) 2022

TOTAL

(a) Ministers

£9,076

£30,615

£36,182

£75,873

(b) Officials

£265,381

£106,732

£308,566

£680,679

TOTAL

£274,457

£137,347

£344,748

£756,552

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