Select Committee on Public Accounts Minutes of Evidence


Annex B

ROYAL TRAVEL COSTS—JOURNEYS UNDER £500, 1997-98 TO 2000-01

ROYAL TRAVEL COSTSJOURNEYS UNDER £500, 1997-98

  Totals

Cost of Staff and Royal Journeys <£500 (see A) £27,624

Cost of Staff Journeys <£500 (see B) £44,202

Total Cost of Journeys <£500 £71,826

  (A)  Cost of Staff and Royal journeys <£500

SCHEDULED FLIGHTS/SCHEDULED RAIL

Member of Family
Details
  
Cost (£)
When Members of the Royal Family travel by scheduled services they do so using an alias, very often the name of a member of staff. The system separately recording all such trips was not established until 1998-99.
  
  
  
Air—staff and Royal journeys
  
 
7,261
Rail—staff and Royal journeys
  
  
20,363
  
  
  
27,624


HELICOPTER FLIGHTS (S76)

Member of FamilyDetails   Cost (£)
NONE—helicopter was Wessex and no journeys <£500 (at 21 minutes since variable cost was £1,415 per hour).      0


  (B)  Cost of Staff Journeys <£500

Travel Destination
Details
Cost (£)
Holyrood (flight)
London Heathrow—Edinburgh—London Heathrow
4,745
Holyrood (train)
London—Edinburgh—London
6,934
Balmoral (flight)
London Heathrow—Aberdeen—London Heathrow
8,958
Balmoral (train)
London—Aberdeen—London
6,454
Holyrood (flight)
London Heathrow—Edinburgh—London Heathrow
17,111
  
  
44,202


ROYAL TRAVEL COSTS—JOURNEYS UNDER £500, 1998-99 Totals

Cost of Royal Journeys <£500 (see A) £13,174

Cost of Other Journeys <£500 (see B) £52,587

Total Cost of Journeys <£500 £65,761

(A)  Cost of Royal Journeys <£500.

SCHEDULED FLIGHTS

Travel Destination
Details
Cost (£)
The Prince Edward
London Heathrow—Glasgow—Aberdeen
228.00
The Prince Edward
London Heathrow—Aberdeen—London Heathrow
288.00
The Prince Edward
London Heathrow—Manchester—London Heathrow
308.00
The Princess Royal
Edinburgh—London Heathrow
102.00
The Princess Royal
Edinburgh—London Heathrow
92.00
The Duchess of Gloucester
London Heathrow—Leeds—London Heathrow
453.20
The Duchess of Gloucester
London Heathrow—Manchester—London Heathrow
185.10
The Duke & Duchess of Gloucester
London Heathrow—Belfast—London Heathrow
370.20
The Duke of Gloucester
London Heathrow—Aberdeen—London Heathrow
484.00
The Duchess of Kent
London Heathrow—Manchester—London Heathrow
308.00
The Duchess of Kent
London Heathrow—Manchester—London Heathrow
154.00
The Duchess of Kent
London Heathrow—Belfast
369.20
Princess Alexandra
London Heathrow—Glasgow—Aberdeen
368.00
Princess Alexandra
London Heathrow—Belfast—London Heathrow
472.00
  
  
4,181.70




HELICOPTER FLIGHTS (S76)

Member of Family
Details
Date
Cost (£)
The Princess Royal
  
14 Oct
444
The Princess Royal
  
04 Nov
276
The Prince of Wales
  
11 Dec
482
  
  
  
1,202
SCHEDULED TRAIN
Total cost (60 journeys by Members of the Royal Family) 7,790
  
  
  


  (B)  Cost of Staff Journeys <£500

Travel Destination
Details
Cost (£)
Balmoral (flight)
London Heathrow—Aberdeen—London Heathrow
13,697
Balmoral (train)
London—Aberdeen—London
6,161
Holyrood (flight)
London Heathrow—Edinburgh—London Heathrow
13,231
Holyrood (train)
London—Edinburgh—London
3,854
Other (flight)
Various
8,539
Other (train)
Various
7,105
  
  
52,587



ROYAL TRAVEL COSTS—JOURNEYS UNDER £500, 1999-2000 Totals

Cost of Royal Journeys <£500 (see A) £11,019

Cost of Other Journeys <£500 (see B) £54,570

Total Cost of Journeys <£500 £65,589

(A)  Cost of Royal Journeys <£500

SCHEDULED FLIGHTS

Member of Family
Details
Date
Cost (£)
Princess Alexandra
London Heathrow—Edinburgh—London Heathrow
16 Apr
411.40
The Duchess of Gloucester
London Heathrow—Leeds—London Heathrow
21 Apr
234.10
The Duchess of Gloucester
London Heathrow—Manchester—London Heathrow
27 Sep
436.60
The Duchess of Kent
London Heathrow—Belfast—London Heathrow
07 Oct
212.60
Princess Margaret
Aberdeen—London Heathrow
22 Nov
409.20
The Duchess of Kent
London Heathrow—Manchester
16 Dec
86.30
The Duke of Edinburgh
London Heathrow—Edinburgh
01 Mar
226.60
Princess Alexandra
London Heathrow—Edinburgh—London Heathrow
04 Mar
492.20
The Duchess of Kent
London Heathrow—Manchester—London Heathrow
20 Mar
166.10
  
  
  
2,675.10


HELICOPTER FLIGHTS (S76)

Member of Family
Details
Date
Cost (£)
QEQM
Windsor Castle—Foxcote—Windsor Castle
  
439
The Duke of Edinburgh
Windsor Castle—Buckingham Palace
  
334
The Duke of York
Sunninghill Park—Kensington Palace—Sunninghill Park
  
411
  
  
  
1,184


SCHEDULED TRAINTotal Cost (58 journeys by Members of the Royal Family) 7,160

  (B)  Cost of Staff Journeys <£500

Travel Destination
Details
Cost (£)
Holyrood (flight)
London Heathrow—Edinburgh—London Heathrow
15,395
Holyrood (train)
London—Edinburgh—London
0
Balmoral (flight)
London Heathrow—Aberdeen—London Heathrow
10,051
Balmoral (train)
London—Aberdeen—London
0
Other (flight)
Various
13,580
Other (train)
Various
15,544
  
  
54,570


ROYAL TRAVEL COSTS—JOURNEYS UNDER £500, 2000-01 Totals

Cost of Royal Journeys <£500 (see A) £11,033

Cost of Other Journeys <£500 (see B) £59,878

Total Cost of Journeys <£500 £70,911

  (A)  Cost of Royal Journeys <£500

SCHEDULED FLIGHTS

Member of Family
Details
Date
Cost (£)
Princess Alexandra
London Heathrow—Edinburgh—London Heathrow
07 Apr
335.40
The Earl of Wessex
London Heathrow—Glasgow. Aberdeen—London Heathrow
28 Apr
393.10
The Duke of York
London Heathrow—Edinburgh—London Heathrow
14 Jul
442.40
Princess Alexandra
London Heathrow—Edinburgh—London Heathrow
27 Aug
442.40
The Duchess of Gloucester
London Heathrow—Edinburgh—London Heathrow
30 Aug
442.40
The Duchess of Kent
Inverness—London Heathrow—Inverness
04 Oct
333.00
The Earl of Wessex
London Heathrow—Manchester
16 Nov
433.67
Princess Margaret
Aberdeen—London Heathrow
20 Nov
409.20
The Duchess of Gloucester
London Heathrow—Edinburgh—London Heathrow
15 Mar
221.20
The Duchess of Kent
London Heathrow—Manchester—London Heathrow
28 Mar
221.48
  
  
  
3,674.25



HELICOPTER FLIGHTS (S76)

Member of Family
Details
Date
Cost (£)
N/A 0
  
  
   


SCHEDULED TRAINTotal Cost (60 Journeys by Members of the Royal Family) 7,359

  (B)  Cost of Staff Journeys <£500

Travel Destination
Details
Cost (£)
Holyrood (flight)
London Heathrow—Edinburgh—London Heathrow
12,936
Holyrood (train)
London—Edinburgh—London
0
Balmoral (flight)
London Heathrow—Aberdeen—London Heathrow
17,065
Balmoral (train)
London—Aberdeen—London
0
Other (flight)
Various
12,913
Other (train)
Various
16,964
  
  
59,878





 
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