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Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many Christmas functions arranged by his Department and its agencies (a) the then Secretary of State, (b) officials of his Department and (c) officials of its agencies (i) hosted and (ii) attended in 2008; and if he will make a statement. (295444)

The then Secretary of State attended the annual Christmas drinks arranged by the Department for journalists on 16 December 2008. The Department did not host any other official Christmas functions last year. Information about functions hosted by agencies is not held centrally.