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FOI 5288

Trips abroad

Request

I am writing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act for information on trips abroad by councillors and senior council officers over the last five years.

Specifically:

1a) How many trips abroad were taken by councillors or senior council officers in 2011/12?
b) The same for 2010/11
c) The same for 2009/10
d) The same for 2008/09
e) The same for 2007/08

2a) What was the total cost of all trips abroad taken by councillors or senior council officers in 2011/12?
b) The same for 2010/11
c) The same for 2009/10
d) The same for 2008/09
e) The same for 2007/08

3a) For each trip in 2011/12 please provide a breakdown listing the destination, name of the councillors or senior council officers who embarked on the trip, cost of the individual trip, who paid for the trip, duration of the trip, the purpose of the trip, the mode of transportation, what class of travel they took (ie Business Class/First Class/Economy etc), the name of hotel(s) stayed at, and cost of hotel accommodation.
b) The same for 2010/11
c) The same for 2009/10
d) The same for 2008/09
e) The same for 2007/08

Please note, senior officers are to be taken as those defined as chief officers in the Localism Act 2011 (s43(2)) http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2011/20/part/1/chapter/8/enacted

Response

Re: Trips Abroad

I refer to your recent email regarding the above and reply as follows:

1a) How many trips abroad were taken by councillors or senior council officers in 2011/12?
b) The same for 2010/11
c) The same for 2009/10
d) The same for 2008/09
e) The same for 2007/08

Nil

2a) What was the total cost of all trips abroad taken by councillors or senior council officers in 2011/12?
b) The same for 2010/11
c) The same for 2009/10
d) The same for 2008/09
e) The same for 2007/08

Nil

3a) For each trip in 2011/12 please provide a breakdown listing the destination, name of the councillors or senior council officers who embarked on the trip, cost of the individual trip, who paid for the trip, duration of the trip, the purpose of the trip, the mode of transportation, what class of travel they took (ie Business Class/First Class/Economy etc), the name of hotel(s) stayed at, and cost of hotel accommodation.
b) The same for 2010/11
c) The same for 2009/10
d) The same for 2008/09
e) The same for 2007/08

Nil