AQW 1142/16-21


Mr Jim Allister
Traditional Unionist Voice
North Antrim


Tabled Date: 14/06/2016
Answered On Date: 19/07/2016
Priority Written: No


Question:
To ask the First Minister and deputy First Minister for a breakdown of the total travel and related costs of their Department in 2015-16.


Answer:
The following table sets out the travel and related costs incurred by the Department during the financial year 2015-16. Information has been provided separately for the three overseas offices (Office of the Northern Ireland Bureau in Brussels, Northern Ireland Bureau Washington and Northern Ireland Bureau China).
Total Cost for Department (£)
Costs for Overseas Offices (£)
Costs excluding Overseas Offices (£)
Travel Costs
317,081
63,797
253,284
Related Costs
79,325
32,730
46,595
Related costs include accommodation and subsistence costs and allowances. These figures relate to all travel included in Departmental accounts including officials, Ministers and non-staff (excluding Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry) paid for by the Department.