§ Mr. Heald
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what visits(a) he and (b) Ministers in his Department (i) have made and (ii) plan to make using public funds in connection with the Big Conversation; how many civil servants accompanied each Minister in respect of such visits; what the cost to public funds was of visits by (A) each Minister and (B) civil servants in connection with the Big Conversation; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Stephen Twigg
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by the Leader of the House on 9 December 2003,Official Report, column 355W.