§ Mr. Wilshire
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list those visits made within the United Kingdom since 1 May on which(a) he and (b) other Ministers within his Department have been accompanied under Rule 83 of the Ministerial Code indicating (i) those persons accompanying and (ii) the cost to public funds. 
Dr. John Cunningham
[holding answer 19 January 1998]: I can confirm that, under Rule 83 of the Ministerial Code, Mrs. Cunningham has not accompanied me on any official visit within the United Kingdom. Of the Ministers 208W within my Department, only my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Secretary has been accompanied under Rule 83 of the Ministerial Code: Mrs. Morley attended the opening of the Sheepgate Equestrian Centre on Saturday 27 September 1997. Her attendance did not involve any additional public expenditure.