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Turks and Caicos Islands: Meetings

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many times Ministers in his Department have had meetings with the Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands since July 2008; and if he will make a statement. (294544)

My hon. Friend, the then Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield, Healey (Meg Munn) met the Governor prior to his departure for the Turks and Caicos Islands in July 2008 and my hon. Friend, the then Under-Secretary of State, my hon. Friend the Member for Lincoln (Gillian Merron), met him at the Overseas Territories Consultative Council in October 2008. I have not yet had the opportunity to meet him, but have spoken to him on the telephone.