The boss of Warwick University has spent more than £100,000 on travel expenses in the last three years a Freedom of Information request has found.
University newspaper The Boar report:
The expenses included trips to London, New York, Delhi, Brazil and Melbourne. In a Freedom of Information request to the University, the Boar learnt that Professor Thrift was reimbursed for 17 trips across the globe, including almost £26,000 over the past year.
The trips range from accompanying ministerial trips to attending Warwick-related events. The University have argued that the expenses were a reasonable sum.
In an interview with the Boar, Prof. Thrift explained: “The figure may seem large, but I’m not sure it really is.