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Richard Desmond

Question for Prime Minister

UIN 52439, tabled on 1 June 2020

To ask the Prime Minister, on what dates (a) he or (b) his special advisors had discussions with (i) Richard Desmond and (ii) board members, staff or agents of the Northern & Shell Media Group (A) prior to his appointment as Prime Minister and (B) after his appointment.

Answered on

3 June 2020

Ministerial meetings with external organisations are published on as part of the government’s transparency agenda. Both Ministers and special advisers declare meetings with senior media executives, as part of their transparency returns.

Answered by

Prime Minister