§ Mr. Andrew Turner
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many engagements were undertaken outside London(a) by her or her predecessor and (b) by Ministers in her Department in January (i) 2000, (ii) 2001 and (iii) 2002. 
§ Margaret Beckett
[holding answer 16 December 2002]: I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my hon. Friend the Minister of State, Cabinet Office on 16 December 2002, official Report, column 608W.