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Trade and Agriculture Commission

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 114094, tabled on 11 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many regional webinars the Trade and Agriculture Commission has held to date; which areas those events covered; and how many and what proportion of guests attending those events were members of staff from (a) her Department (b) other Government Departments and (c) external consultants.

Answered on

20 November 2020

As of 11th November, the Trade and Agriculture Commission has held 8 virtual regional roadshows in:

  • South West of England
  • East of England
  • London & the South East
  • Northern Ireland
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • The Midlands
  • The North of England

Alongside invited organisations, a small number of staff attended each event to help with facilitation and provide technical support as required by the Chair. Representatives of DIT’s regional offices and DEFRA attended some roadshows. No external consultants attended any of the roadshows.