§ Mr. Matthew Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many times Ministers in his Department have met members and officials of the United States Government since 22 February, specifying the dates and locations of each meeting, the Ministers
Name Date Location Minister: Paul Boateng George Dragnich, Labour Counsellor, American Embassy 18 May 1999 London Elizabeth Fine, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Policy Development, Department of Justice 3 June 1999 Washington DC Jeremy Travis, Director of National Institute for Justice 3 June 1999 Washington DC Jose Cerda, Domestic Policy Adviser to the President 4 June 1999 Washington DC Eric Holder, Deputy Attorney General 4 June 1999 Washington DC Jim Robinson, Assistant Attorney General (Criminal Division) 4 June 1999 Washington DC Mark Richard, Deputy Assistant Attorney General (Criminal Division) 4 June 1999 Washington DC General Barry McCaffrey, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy 25 October 1999 London Possible: Lynne Battiglia, United States Attorney, District of Maryland 1 June 1999 Baltimore Donnie Marshall, Acting Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration 1 June 1999 Washington DC Louis Freeh, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation 2 June 1999 Washington DC Minister: Charles Clarke United States Attorney Journal, Ms Janet Reno 25 October 1999 United States Embassy Moscow Officials from United States Justice Department 25 October 1999 United States Embassy Moscow Embassy officials 25 October 1999 United States Embassy Moscow United States Drugs Tsar, General Barry McCaffrey 25 October 1999 London Bob Agresti—Policy Advisor 25 October 1999 London George Dragnich—United States Embassy 25 October 1999 London
In addition, I keep in regular touch with Ms Reno both by letter and by telephone.
§ Mr. Matthew Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what meetings he held with members and officials of the United States Government during his visits to the United States on 9-10 December 1997; and if he will list the date and location of each meeting, and the names of the members and officials of the United States Government at each meeting. 
§ Mr. Straw
When I attended the G8 Ministerial meeting, in the United States of America, in February 1997, I held one meeting with the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and one meeting with the Attorney General. I keep in close and regular touch with the Attorney General by memo, by letter, and by telephone.