Cost of Flights and Hotels

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-12-14
Session date: 
December 14, 2016
Reference: 
2016/4536
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

What is the cost of (1) flights, and (2) hotels for MPS officers for 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17 to date.   Please also break down the cost of the flights for each year by business and first classtravel.

Answer

Answer for Cost of Flights and Hotels

Answer for Cost of Flights and Hotels

Answered By: 
The Mayor

MPS personnel are required to travel by the most economical means possible that is compatible with the requirements of the deployment. The majority of MPS travel is by the cheapest classavailable. The majority of officers flying First/Business Classare protection officers who are accompanying their principal.

The table below details the Hotel Cost and total cost of flights per FY breakdown by flight class:

Period

Hotel Cost

Total Ticket Cost

Ticket Cost By Class

First

Business

Economy

1 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015

£578,250

£2,776,444

£56,000

£999,000

£1,721,444

1 Apr 2015 - 31 Mar 2016

£763,199

£2,550,613

£72,575

£943,212

£1,534,826

1 Apr 2016 - 30 Nov 2016

£611,734

£2,285,867

£62,528

£901,920

£1,321,419