§ Mr. Woodward
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions how many meetings the Minister for Transport in London had with officials and others regarding the draft Stansted Airport Aircraft Movement Limit (Amendment) Order 1999. 
§ Ms Glenda Jackson
[holding answer 14 July 1999]: By convention, Government do not comment on internal discussions between Ministers and officials.
My right hon. Friend the Member for Hamilton, North and Bellshill (Dr. Reid) met a delegation of local MPs led by the right hon. Member for Saffron Walden (Sir A. Haselhurst) on 14 April.