Travelling in distinction

April 27, 2013

Her Majesty’s representatives liked to travel in style, as newly released National Archive documents show: they include a note from British officials departing Palestine in 1948 about their Rolls Royces and Daimlers.

A contrast with modern thrift: when Communities Minister Don Foster went to Warsaw last week to lay a wreath at the Ghetto Uprising memorial, he flew by Ryanair.

Last updated: 12:45pm, April 27 2013