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.”
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Two people have died after being involved in separate lightning strikes in Wales' Brecon Beacons today.
Any lingering showers will ease this evening, to leave a dry night with plenty of clear spells. Minimum temperature 11 deg C (52 deg F).
Blackwood mother Trudy Jones was on holiday when she was gunned down in the Tunisian beach massacre that claimed the lives of 30 Britons.