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Departmental Responsibilities

Education written question – answered on 24th November 2011.

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Photo of Gareth Thomas Gareth Thomas Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Party Chair, Co-operative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Education at how many events organised by (a) charities, (b) civil society groups, (c) businesses and (d) lobbying organisations (i) Ministers and (ii) senior officials in his Department have spoken in each month since May 2010; and if he will make a statement.

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

holding answer 25 October 2011

Since May 2010, the Secretary of State for Education, my right hon. Friend Michael Gove, and the rest of his ministerial team have attended many events organised by a wide range of organisations.

The level of detailed information requested can be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

A range of speeches by the Department for Education ministerial team can be found at the following link:

http://education.gov.uk/inthenews/speeches

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