HC Deb 08 February 2001 vol 362 cc680-1W
Miss Widdecombe

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which Ministers and officials in his Department have(a) been contacted by and (b) contacted (i) Mr. G. P. Hinduja and (ii) Mr. S. P. Hinduja since 2 May 1997; if he will list the occasions on which there was such contact; and if he will make a statement. [148141]

Mr. Andrew Smith

[holding answer 1 February 2001]: It is not the normal practice of the Government to release details of meetings or discussions with private individuals or companies.

All relevant papers will be made available to the Inquiry being conducted by Sir Anthony Hammond QC.