§ Mr. Terry Davis
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many meetings of, or organised by, the Council of Europe since January 1995 have been attended by Ministers or officials of his Department; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Jonathan Evans
During the period in question, the Lord Chancellor addressed a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg and spoke during the visit of the standing committee of the Parliamentary Assembly to London. Departmental officials attended one conference, one seminar, one colloquy, and nine meetings of committees of experts, including working groups of those committees.