Go fly with them
Mr. Maude: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Rochford and Southend East of 21 October 2008, Official Report, column 162W, on departmental air travel, if he will place in the Library figures for 2007-2008
And I have charted the figures, but before doing so, it would appear that the Red Arrows are in the carbon offsetting fund. Should one laugh, cry, or hammer nails into the wall with one's forehead? Good job the Battle of Britain did not happen on their watch.
Enough of caveats and being fair(-ish). Why in the name of all that is holy does the Revenue lead the way in taking domestic flights? Why does Trade (BERR) do so much more long haul than short haul? Whatever happened to 'our European partners'? Curious also that the Home Office and Work & Pensions fit in so many