To ask the Leader of the House
(2) how many meetings he has held with representatives of (a) FTSE 100 companies, (b) charities, (c) non-governmental organisations and (d) trades unions on the Transparency of Lobbying, Non- Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill.
Officials in the Cabinet Office have worked closely with their counterparts in the Northern Ireland Office prior to introduction of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill. The Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform, my hon. Friend Miss Smith, subsequently wrote to the Northern Ireland Executive after introduction of the Bill.
Information for the period April-June 2013 will be published shortly.