FOI request (FOIR-239214899)
Requested Mon 17 August 2020
Responded Tue 15 September 2020
For the financial years 2019-20 and 2020-21 to date:
1. How much money has the council spent in total on overseas trips for council staff?
2. How much money has the council spent in total on overseas trips for councillors (elected members)?
3. If time permits, I would be grateful for a breakdown of spending:
a. Cost of any flights / ferries / coaches / taxis etc.
b. Class of travel purchased (e.g. economy, business, first)
c. Cost of hotel stays and names of hotels
d. Cost of subsistence (e.g. restaurant bills, drinks expenses)
e. Any other fees / or costs incurred
f. Reason for trips
Airplane ticket - economy - £71.44
Hotel - for Bremerhaven conference - £204.02
Taxi - £110
Subsistence - £13.30
Subsistence - £7.00
Train ticket - economy - £38.28
Train ticket - economy - £3.01
Train ticket - economy - £38.42
Total - £485.47
One officer attended - DESTI SMART EU workshop and steering group which is an EU knowledge sharing project. Held in September 2019, Bremerhaven, Germany. The stay covers 2 nights.
Please note: This trip was fully funded by ERDF funding so there was no actual costs to Hastings Borough Council.
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