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Departmental Domestic Visits

Volume 474: debated on Tuesday 1 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what visits he made to (a) Harrogate International Centre, (b) International Conference Centre, Birmingham, (c) Manchester Central, (d) Scottish Exhibitional and Conference Centre, Glasgow, (e) Edinburgh International Conference Centre, (f) Bournemouth International Conference Centre, (g) the Brighton Centre, Brighton, (h) the Riviera Centre, Torquay, (i) Queen Elizabeth Centre, London, (j) Excel Conference Centre, Docklands, London, and (k) Business Design Centre, Islington, London, in the period 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2007; and what events he attended at each. (197188)

Since the establishment of the Department for Children, Schools and Families on 28 June 2007 and up until 31 December 2007, I have visited the following establishments in my ministerial capacity: (a) International Conference Centre, Birmingham on 29 November 2007 to attend the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust Annual Conference, (b) Bournemouth International Conference Centre on 14 November 2007 to attend the Youth Justice Board Annual Conference, (c) Queen Elizabeth Centre, London on 10 July 2007 to attend the NASUWT Presidential Reception, 15 November 2007 to attend the NCSL New Heads Conference, 13 December 2007 to attend the NASUWT Presidential Reception, (d) Business Design Centre Islington, London on 18 July 2007 to attend a National Children’s Bureau Conference.