London Mayor Boris Johnson left a pre-recorded message for Nick Clegg's LBC 97.3 radio phone-in to ask "when are you going to get all those Government ministers out of their posh limos and onto public transport".
Welsh Secretary David Jones MP has hit back at critics in a newspaper interview.
“It (travelling by car) enables me to do so without physically going through security at the gate, having to remove my coat or jacket" he told the Daily Post.
“I’m not in any sense troubled by this, it is all part of it. It’s not big deal.”
"The Secretary of State for Wales, Mr David Jones, did travel by car to Cabinet as he was reading Cabinet papers and briefing until his arrival at Downing Street” says a spokesperson for the Wales Office.
Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith has hit out at David Jones, after the Welsh Secretary was photographed making a 100 metre journey from Downing Street in a chauffeur-driven Jaguar.
– Owen Smith MP, Shadow Welsh Secretary
We like giving people a nickname in Wales: Evans the Milk, Dai the Pop...and now we’ve got Jones the Jag as our Secretary of State.
Still, he’s been so inactive since he got the job and made so few public appearances that perhaps he can be forgiven for taking every chance to try out the ministerial limo.
Taxpayers in Clwyd West, however, or the 5,500 people getting their tax credits cut might not all be so forgiving about his 100 yard joyride.