Yes, it’s true. David Cameron has used private planes to fly around, so he can fit more engagements in and get back to Parliament or his family in good time. The good news is, taxpayers are not paying for this.
Busy people doing important jobs do need to use the best means available for carrying out all their commitments. Before Labour rush to condemn, can we please publish the air miles of all Ministers, run up at the public expense. Were all their journeys strictly necessary?
I use my car a lot. It is often greener, cheaper, and takes less time than going by train. Where the train is quicker and easier I will use it, accepting that it may be dearer.