British transport minister Simon Burns lives out of town .
Went to work on an official car with a driver.
It was recently discovered that in the year for such a trip is spent 80,000 pounds ( took him , by the way , not a Mercedes with a flashing light , and a modest , if not to " lohovskoy ", Toyota Avensis <! - ~ 1 ~ -> ). Citizens unhappy growth of railway tariffs, began to demand that the minister went to work on the train and come to know how much a pound is dashing . He was trying to justify the fact that the car worked on official documents.
So , in the end the Minister now goes all the ( other ministers who live outside the city) by train.
Incidentally, in the course of this case have estimated that if the minister went to work not on the official car, a taxi, then it would not in the budget of 80 thousand pounds, and much cheaper - in 36tys .