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Colin Matthews and BAA

Volume 495: debated on Monday 29 June 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on what dates since 1 January 2007 (a) the Secretary of State, (b) other Ministers and (c) officials in his Department have (i) met and (ii) had discussions with (A) Colin Matthews and (B) BAA. (276386)

[holding answer 19 May 2009]: My right hon. Friend the Member for Barrow and Furnes (Mr. Hatton), the then Secretary of State for BERR, met Sir Nigel Rudd on 28 November 2007 and 13 March 2008. My noble Friend, Lord Jones of Birmingham, the then Minister for Trade and Investment met Sir Nigel Rudd on 30 April 2008. My noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Competitiveness and Small Business met Colin Matthews on 1 May 2009. Officials also met a representative from BAA on 21 October 2008, and had further discussions with BAA prior to each ministerial meeting shown above.