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Ministerial Meetings

Volume 447: debated on Monday 12 June 2006

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) on how many occasions since 1 June 2005 he met the General Secretary of (a) the Trades Union Congress, (b) UNISON, (c) the GMB, (d) Amicus and (e) the Transport and General Workers Union; (76313)

(2) how many times he has met (a) the Head of the Sustainable Development Commission, (b) the Government Chief Scientist, (c) the Executive Director of Friends of the Earth, (d) the Chief Executive of the World Wildlife Fund (UK) and (e) the Executive Director of Greenpeace in the last 12 months;

(3) how many times he has met (a) the Chairman of the British Medical Association, (b) the General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing, (c) the Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation and (d) the Chief Executive of the King’s Fund in the last 12 months;

(4) how many times he has met the (a) Metropolitan Police Commissioner, (b) Director-General of the Serious Organised Crime Agency, (c) Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police for Specialist Operations, (d) Director General of the Security Service (MI5), (e) Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6), (f) Chief of the Defence Staff, (g) First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff, (h) Chief of the General Staff and (i) Chief of the Air Staff in the last 12 months.

Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide range of organisations in the public and private sectors as part of the process of policy development and delivery. As was the case with previous Administrations, it is not the Government’s practice to provide details of all such meetings.