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Regional Ministers: Official Engagements

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the official engagements were of (a) the Minister for London, (b) the Minister for Yorkshire and the Humber and (c) the Minister for the South East in their roles as regional ministers from 1 November to 30 November 2008. (243473)

The information requested is in the following table.

Official engagements for Ministers for London, Yorkshire and the Humber and the South East of England—1 to 30 November 2008

Outline of visit

Location

London

5 November 2008

Speech at launch of LYCPB London Schools Programme for Safety and Cohesion

Tower of London, City of London

12 November 2008

Meeting with the London Youth Crime Prevention Board

Caxton House, Westminster

19 November 2008

Chaired the London Child Poverty Summit

Lovells, Holborn Viaduct, City of London

20 November 2008

Speech at the London Talent Debate

Excel, Docklands, Newham

25 November 2008

Pre-Budget Report Event

British Chambers of Commerce, City of London

25 November 2008

Speech at the Launch of the London Pledge for Children in Care

The Oval Conference Centre, Lambeth

26 November 2008

Speech at the Thames Gateway Forum

Troxy Theatre, Limehouse, Tower Hamlets

Yorkshire and the Humber

3 November 2008

Meeting with The Most Reverend and Right Hon. Dr. John Sentamu, Archbishop of York Meeting with Leeds City Region Partnership

York

4 November 2008

Meeting with Chairman Lloyds TSB

London

7 November 2008

Social Inclusion Workshop: Mental Health and Employment Event

Leeds

10 November 2008

Visit to Hull and Humber including meeting with Humber Economic Partnership (HEP), visit to Nisa-Today's Ltd., Humberside Airport, and World Trade Centre Hull

Hull

11 November 2008

Meeting with British Telecom Yorkshire and Humber MPs BT dinner

London

14 November 2008

Meeting with Environment Agency Climate Change Action Plan High Level Meeting Meeting with right hon. John Denham MP and Business Ambassadors Skills Pledge commitment “ceremony”

Leeds

17 November 2008

Yorkshire and Humber Economic Development Group Meetings—Financial Task Force and with MPs and Union

Leeds and Halifax

20 November 2008

HBOS/Lloyds Public Meeting

Halifax

21 November 2008

East Riding Local Strategic Partnership Conference 2008—Achieving Our Ambition

Bridlington

27 November 2008

Yorkshire and Humber Assembly Event: Short-Term Issues/Long-Term Solutions

York

28 November 2008

Series of engagements for Cabinet visit to the region

Halifax and Leeds

South East of England

4 November 2008

Hampshire Climate Change Commission

Winchester, Hampshire

6 November 2008

RAISE Conference

Oxford

7 November 2008

Opening of new carpentry workshop

Maidstone, Kent

10 November 2008

Health Stakeholder Event (Jonathan Shaw attended as both the Minister for the South East and Carers Minister, for which has responsibility as a DWP Minister)

Brighton

10 November 2008

SEEDA Regional Housing Dinner

London

11 November 2008

Meeting with British Telecom

London

12 November 2008

Regional Funding Advice (RFA) meeting

London

13 November 2008

Strategic Skills meeting with John Denham

London

20 November 2008

CBI dinner

London

24 November 2008

South East Economic Delivery Council

London

25 November 2008

Regional Skills Pledge Event—Surrey Chamber of Commerce

Guildford, Surrey

26 November 2008

Thames Gateway Forum Annual Conference

London