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Home Department written question – answered on 12th June 2006.

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Photo of Phyllis Starkey Phyllis Starkey Labour, Milton Keynes South West

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department which foreign Governments and international organisations have made representations to his Department on potential changes to UK domestic law in each of the last five years; and what law was involved in each case.

Photo of Joan Ryan Joan Ryan Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

Ministers and officials regularly discuss with foreign counterparts and international organisations, both bilaterally and in fora such as the EU, G8 and UN, a range of issues including proposals for legislation which would have implications for domestic law and policy. A list of all these meetings and their subject could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

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