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Government: Ministerial Visits

Volume 716: debated on Thursday 14 January 2010


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times Government officials travelled to Dublin in 2009; what modes of transport they used; and what the total cost was. [HL949]

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the cross-departmental policy regarding visits by MPs to Government establishments in the run-up to a general election; what establishments are covered by the policy; where the policy is published; and how the time when the policy applies is calculated. [HL1024]

On the announcement of a general election, the Cabinet Office issues guidance on the handling of departmental business, including visits to government establishments, during the pre-election period. The 2005 general election guidance is in the Libraries of both Houses, and can be found on the Cabinet Office website