HC Deb 16 January 1992 vol 201 cc632-3W
Mr. Pendry

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list all persons and organisations with whom ministers and officials in his Department have held meetings, and the dates, concerning the extension of the measures outlined in the Football Spectators (Corresponding Offences in Italy) Order 1990 to cover offences committed in Sweden; and what further measure he intends to take to extend these measures to Sweden.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

The Government are seeking a bilateral agreement with the Swedish Government on corresponding offences under the Football Spectators Act

Date Home Office representatives Swedish representatives
18 October 1991 Officials Mr. Jarbourg, Consul General at the Swedish Embassy and Mr. Wibling of the Arlanda Police Service
28 October 1991 Officials Mr. Sandstrom, Head of the Swedish Police Planning Unit for the 1992 European Championship Finals and Mr. Wibling
15 November 1991 Officials Mr. Wibling
2 December 1991 Minister of State and officials Mrs. Hellsvik, Swedish Justice Minister

Additionally, diplomats in the Stockholm embassy have met Swedish officials.

Home Office officials will be having further discussions with the Swedish police and with Swedish Ministry of Justice officials next month.

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