§ Mr. Matthew Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, pursuant to his answer of 24 June 1999,Official Report, column 440, on what dates special advisers from his Department travelled to the United States of America on official business; and how many meetings each special adviser held with members and officials of the United States Government during each visit to the United States of America, indicating (a) the date and location of each meeting, (b) the names of the special advisers and members and officials of the United States Government at each meeting and (c) the name of the United States departments to which they belong. 
§ Mr. Prescott
Special advisers accompanied Ministers to the USA on official business on four occasions between 2 May 1997 and 31 March 1999. All Ministerial travel was accounted for in the answer given by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister to my hon. Friend the Member for Stalybridge and Hyde (Mr. Pendry) on 17 June 1999,Official Report, columns 196-97.