HC Deb 24 June 1999 vol 333 c424W
Mr. Matthew Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, pursuant to his answer of 17 May 1999,Official Report, column 253, which special advisers visited the United States of America on 10 and 11 September 1997; and if he will list the meetings which these special advisers held with members and officials of the US Government during the visit, stating the dates and locations of each meeting and the names of the US ministers and officials at each meeting. [87414]

Mr. Byers

My right hon. Friend the Member for Derby, South (Mrs. Beckett), as the then President of the Board of Trade met Charlene Barshefsky (US Trade Representative), William Daley (US Commerce Secretary) and Elizabeth Moler (US Deputy Energy Secretary) during her visit to the United States of America in September 1997. She also participated in other meetings involving Senators and Congressmen. She was accompanied by her Special Adviser, Mr. Corry, at these meetings.

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