§ Miss McIntosh
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport when she last met representatives of(a) Equity, (b) the Writers Guild and (c) other bodies representing the performing arts. 
§ Dr. Howells
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has yet to meet formally representatives of Equity or the Writers Guild although she has met many individual artists and arts administrators over the past seven months, both formally and informally.