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UK Trade and Investment: Visits Abroad

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 33387, tabled on 11 April 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answers of 20 February 2016 to Question 27903 and 3 March 2016 to Question 28905, what the reason is for the apparent discrepancy between the number of overseas visits listed in each answer.

Answered on

14 April 2016

Having checked the responses from the previous two requests, it appears that the answer to Question 28905, had inadvertently excluded the visits undertaken by Lord Puttnam in 2014. These visits were to:


Cambodia x2

Laos x2


Also since receiving the original request, there had been another visit in 2016, so the total recorded went from 12 to 13.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
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