Department for Work and Pensions: Ministerial Policy Advisers

(asked on 16th April 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Work and Pensions:

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will publish the details of all meetings held by special advisors in her Department since her appointment as Secretary of State.


Answered by
Guy Opperman Portrait
Guy Opperman
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
This question was answered on 22nd April 2021

The information requested is not centrally collated.

The Government publishes an unprecedented amount of transparency data; departments publish quarterly details of Ministers and Permanent Secretaries meetings' with external organisations, and Special Advisers' meetings with senior media executives.

Published transparency returns can be found here

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dwp-special-advisers-hospitality-and-gifts#2020

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