HC Deb 19 November 1998 vol 319 cc882-3W
Mr. Chope

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many meetings he has had since his appointment with(a) British Airways, (b) British Airports Authority, (c) British Telecom, (d) British Aerospace, (e) the Ford Motor Company, (f) GEC, (g) Camelot, (h) Thames Water, (i) BSkyB, (j) Marks and Spencer, (k) McDonalds and (l) Tesco; and if civil servants were present. [60432]

Mr. Mandelson

Since my appointment as Secretary of State I have had meetings with the named companies on the following occasions. Civil Servants were present at all the meetings.

Date Company
7 September 1998 British Aerospace
21 October 1998 British Aerospace
26 October 1998 British Aerospace
30 October 1998 British Telecom
14 November 1998 British Aerospace