Elizabeth Truss

Treasury written question – answered on 17th September 2020.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many events were attended between 1 September 2017 and 24 July 2019 by the then Chief Secretary to the Treasury at the invitation of: (a) the Institute or Initiative for Free Trade; (b) the Institute for Economic Affairs; (c) the Adam Smith Institute; (d) the Centre for Policy Studies; (e) Politeia; (f) the Cato Institute; (g) the Heritage Foundation; (h) the Manhattan Institute; (i) the American Enterprise Institute; (j) the Competitive Enterprise Institute; (k) the Mercatus Center; and (l) the Legatum Institute.

Photo of Steve Barclay Steve Barclay The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors as part of the process of policy development and delivery.

Details of ministerial and permanent secretary meetings with external organisations on departmental business are published on a quarterly basis and are available at:


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