FOI release

Journeys by Department for Education ministers using the Government Car Service

Number of Government Car Service (GCS) journeys made by Department for Education ministers from 3 September 2012 to 8 January 2013

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  • Date requested: 15 January 2013
  • Date responded: 14 March 2013

Request

Number of journeys made by each minister in the department between 3 September 2012 and 8 January 2013 using a) departmental pool cars b) the Government Car Service.

Release

The number of journeys by each minister in the Department for Education’s allocated pool car is not held as all journeys are not logged. You requested the number of journeys made by ministers using the GCS (Government Car Service) on-demand service, which is provided in the table below.

Minister Number of journeys, 3 September 2012 to 8 January 2013
David Laws (in office since 4 September 2012) 4
Elizabeth Truss (in office since 4 September 2012) 4
Edward Timpson (in office since 4 September 2012) 5
Matthew Hancock (joint Minister for BIS & DfE since 4 September 2012) 1 (this was a journey booked by DfE)
Tim Loughton 1
Sarah Teather 2
Michael Gove 3
Published 16 September 2013