HC Deb 31 March 1999 vol 328 c684W
Mr. Wilshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will publish a list, including names and dates, of all meetings that(a) he, (b) his officials, (c) his advisers and (d) his PPS have held during (i) 1997, (ii) 1998 and (iii) 1999 with people who work for political lobbying firms or for businesses that are members of the Public Relations Consultants Association. [79652]

Mr. George Robertson

I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by the Prime Minister to the hon. Member for Lewes (Mr. Baker) on 9 March 1999,Official Report, column 168. The Ministerial Code also applies to Parliamentary Private Secretaries when attending any meetings in an official or semi-official capacity.