HC Deb 08 July 2002 vol 388 cc778-9W
Keith Vaz

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many visits to EU applicant countries she and her Ministers have made since 1 January 2001. [66330]

Ms Rosie Winterton

My right hon. Friend Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC and former LCD Minister Lord Bach have both visited a number of EU applicant countries since 1 January 2001. The dates are provided in the following table.

Minister Country Date
Lord Bach Czech Republic 24 January 2001
Lord Bach Slovak Republic 8 March 2001
Baroness Scotland Slovak Republic 18–20 December 2001
Baroness Scotland Poland 23–25 January 2002
Baroness Scotland Bulgaria 29–31 January 2002