§ Mr. Wilshire
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if he will publish a list, including names and dates, of all meetings that(a) he, (b) his officials, (c) his advisers and (d) his PPS have held during (i) 1997, (ii) 1998 and (iii) 1999 with people who work for political lobbying firms or for businesses that are members of the Public Relations Consultants Association. 
§ Mr. Mudie
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister on 9 March 1999,Official Report, column 168. The requirements of the Ministerial Code also apply to Parliamentary Private Secretaries when attending any meetings in an official or semi-official capacity.