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Ministerial Meetings

Education written question – answered on 20th July 2011.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what (a) meetings and (b) other engagements (i) Ministers and (ii) special advisers in his Department attended which were also attended by (A) representatives, (B) journalists and (C) other employees of (1) News International and its subsidiary organisations including newspapers, (2) News Corporation and its subsidiary organisations and (3) BSkyB since 12 May 2010.

Photo of Tim Loughton Tim Loughton The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

As has been the practice of previous Administrations, information relating to internal meetings, discussions and advice is not normally disclosed. I refer the right hon. Member to the Prime Minister’s statement to the House on 13 July 2011, Hansard, columns 311-14.

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