Council flights mapped

August 07, 2012 1:29 PM

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TaxPayers' Alliance research by grassroots activists across the UK has revealed that councils in the Midlands, Hampshire and the North East of England have spent almost £900,000 on flights in recent years.


Using this new interactive map, you can see where staff and local politicians have been jetting off to. To view the data for a specific council, simply select them from the drop down list below.




Choose council:

--Show All--
Amber Valley Borough Council
Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council
Birmingham City Council
Boston Borough Council
Chesterfield Borough Council
Corby Borough Council
Coventry City Council
Derby City Council
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Durham County Council
East Lindsey District Council
Gateshead Borough Council
Gosport Borough Council
Hampshire County Council
Hartlepool Borough Council
Leicester City Council
Leicestershire County Council
Lincoln City Council
Lincolnshire County Council
Melton Borough Council
Middlesbrough Council
North Tyneside Borough Council
Northampton Borough Council
Northamptonshire County Council
Northumberland County Council
Nottingham City Council
Nottinghamshire County Council
Solihull Borough Council
Southampton City Council
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Sunderland City Council
Stafford Borough Council
Staffordshire County Council
Test Valley Borough Council
Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council
Warwickshire County Council
Wellingborough Borough Council
Wolverhampton City Council


All research was carried out by the Midlands, Hampshire and North East branches of the TaxPayers' Alliance. The map only displays a selection of flights taken by councils in the three regions. To view a comprehensive list and for sources and methodologies, please see each individual report: Midlands Councils' Flights; Hampshire Councils' Flights; and North East Councils' Flights.



Where the cost of a flight is listed as £0, the bill was covered by another organisation.

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TaxPayers' Alliance research by grassroots activists across the UK has revealed that councils in the Midlands, Hampshire and the North East of England have spent almost £900,000 on flights in recent years.


Using this new interactive map, you can see where staff and local politicians have been jetting off to. To view the data for a specific council, simply select them from the drop down list below.




Choose council:

--Show All--
Amber Valley Borough Council
Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council
Birmingham City Council
Boston Borough Council
Chesterfield Borough Council
Corby Borough Council
Coventry City Council
Derby City Council
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Durham County Council
East Lindsey District Council
Gateshead Borough Council
Gosport Borough Council
Hampshire County Council
Hartlepool Borough Council
Leicester City Council
Leicestershire County Council
Lincoln City Council
Lincolnshire County Council
Melton Borough Council
Middlesbrough Council
North Tyneside Borough Council
Northampton Borough Council
Northamptonshire County Council
Northumberland County Council
Nottingham City Council
Nottinghamshire County Council
Solihull Borough Council
Southampton City Council
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Sunderland City Council
Stafford Borough Council
Staffordshire County Council
Test Valley Borough Council
Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council
Warwickshire County Council
Wellingborough Borough Council
Wolverhampton City Council


All research was carried out by the Midlands, Hampshire and North East branches of the TaxPayers' Alliance. The map only displays a selection of flights taken by councils in the three regions. To view a comprehensive list and for sources and methodologies, please see each individual report: Midlands Councils' Flights; Hampshire Councils' Flights; and North East Councils' Flights.



Where the cost of a flight is listed as £0, the bill was covered by another organisation.

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