We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for:
The number and cost of first class rail and business class and first class air journeys for the periods June - August 2009 and 2010.
We released the following information on 30 September 2010:
The Home Office inclusive of its executive agencies, which comprise the United Kingdom Border Agency, the Identity and Passport Service and the Criminal Records Bureau, has approximately 27,000 staff. The requested information for the Home Office, inclusive of it Agencies, on journeys made by civil servants and ministers is provided in the following tables:
a) Rail first class
b) Air business class
c) Air first class
There was no expenditure on air first class fares June - August in 2009 and 2010.
In a small number of journeys staff were upgraded to first class at no additional cost.