Ian Pearson: Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors as part of the process of policy development and delivery. As was the case with previous Administrations, it is not the Government's practice to provide details of all such meetings.
William Hague: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much his Department has spent on preparations for the possibility of joining the European single currency since 1997.
Nicholas Winterton: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he plans to respond to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman's report into the prudential regulation of the Equitable Life Assurance Society from 1988 to the end of November 2001; and if he will establish a Commission as recommended by the Ombudsman in her report.
Francis Maude: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what bodies store the data for transactions made through the Government Procurement Card.
Justine Greening: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the answer of 26 November 2008, Official Report, column 1900W, on insolvency (1) how much was claimed by HM Revenue and Customs in (a) bankruptcies and (b) individual voluntary arrangement cases in which it was a creditor, in each of the last four years; and what the expected amounts are for (i) 2008-09 and (ii) 2009-10; (2) with...