HC Deb 23 March 1999 vol 328 cc188-9W
Mr. Peter Ainsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) if meetings of the National Lottery Commission will be held in public; [78168]

(2) what plans there are to publish the minutes of meetings of the National Lottery Commission. [78180]

Mr. Chris Smith

[holding answer 22 March 1999]: This is a matter, under statute, for the National Lottery Commission and I will ask the Chairman to write to the hon. Member once the Commission has been formally established on 1 April. Copies of his reply will be placed in the Libraries of the House.