To ask Her Majesty's Government how many requests have been (1) received, and (2) accepted, by the Secretary of State for International Trade for a meeting with a trade minister from another government in each of the past 12 months; from which governments they have received such a request; and when any such meetings (a) occurred, and (b) are due to take place.
24 March 2021
Given the number of invitations received for Ministers, this information is not readily available or held centrally.
Meetings between Ministerial departments and their international counterparts are a regular part of Government business. For security and diplomatic reasons we do not routinely publish details of these meetings.