This is a matter for 11 Million (formerly the Office of the Children’s Commissioner). Paul Evans, Director of Corporate Services at 11 Million, has written to the hon. Member with this information and a copy of his reply will also be placed in the Libraries.
Letter from Paul Evans, dated 30 October 2009:
In response to the Parliamentary Question No: 297300, for Commons Written reply on Monday 02/11/2009: “to ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what official engagements the Children’s Commissioner for England has undertaken since January 2008”.
I can advise the following:
Sir Al Aynsley-Green undertook 293 visits and speaking engagements between 1 January 2008-30 October 2009
Sir Al Aynsley-Green undertook 254 meetings with external stakeholders between 1 January 2008-30 October 2009.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require further information.