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Volume 471: debated on Thursday 31 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what official meetings the hon. Member for Gedling (Mr. Coaker) held during his recent visit to Sweden. (182914)

During my visit to Sweden on 10 January and 11 January 2008, I had meetings with representatives of the following organisations:

the Ministry of Justice;

the Ministry for Integration and Equality;

the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs;

the National Board of Health and Welfare;

the Stockholm Prostitution Unit; and

Sex Workers Allies in Sweden (SANS).

I also met the National Rapporteur on Trafficking, the Chief Constable of Stockholm and representatives from the Gender Equality Ombudsman, the Women’s Forum and the Ethical Council for Pay Telephone Services.