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Ministerial Meetings

Transport written question – answered on 20th July 2011.

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Photo of Steve Pound Steve Pound Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport

(1) what (a) meetings and (b) other engagements (i) Ministers and (ii) special advisers in his Department had with Mr Andy Coulson (A) between 12 May 2010 and 21 January 2011 and (B) since 22 January 2011;

(2) what (a) meetings and (b) other engagements (i) Ministers and (ii) special advisers in his Department have attended which were also attended by (A) representatives, (B) journalists and (C) other employees of (1) News Corporation and its subsidiary organisations and (2) BSkyB since his appointment.

Photo of Norman Baker Norman Baker The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport

As has been the practice of previous Administrations information relating to internal meetings, discussions and advice is not normally disclosed.

I refer the hon. Member to the Prime Minister's statement to the House of the 13 July 2011, Hansard, columns 311-14.

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