§ Mr. Austin Mitchell
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how often in the calendar years 1990 and 1991 he met trades unions officers(a) in the National Economic Development Office at its committees and (b) in other contexts.
§ Mr. Portillo
My right hon. Friend the Chancellor and his predecessor attended two NEDC meetings in 1990 and two in 1991. My right hon. Friend the Chancellor also met officers of civil service unions twice in 1991.