To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills which representatives of pub companies (a) he and (b) other Ministers in his Department have met since May 2010; and what the date and location was of each such meeting.
I am the only Minister in the Department to have had meetings with representatives of pub companies since May 2010. I have had the following meetings:
|16 February 2011||Edward Davey||Brigid Simmonds, Chief Executive British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA)||BIS|
|12 October 2011||Edward Davey||Brigid Simmonds, British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA); Ralph Findlay (BBPA and Marston’s); Simon Townsend (Enterprise Inns); Roger Whiteside (Punch Taverns)||BIS|
|3 November 2011||Edward Davey||Simon Longbottom (Greene King); Paul Wells (Independent Family Brewers of Britain and Charles Wells); Jonathan Neame (Shepherd Neame); Stuart Bateman (Bateman’s); William Lees-Jones (JW Lees); David Turner (Young’s)||BIS|
|1 December 2011||Edward Davey||Brigid Simmonds, British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA); Ralph Findlay (BBPA and Marston’s)||BIS|