To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when his recent trip to California (a) began and (b) ended; and whether those dates are different to his original itinerary.
11 January 2022
The Chancellor was in the US on a long-planned business trip. He met with industry leaders from the tech and investment sectors to discuss the global economic recovery, investment in the UK, as well as the latest trends and innovations in the global tech sector.
The Chancellor travelled to San Francisco on Tuesday 14th December and departed on Thursday 16th December. The Chancellor returned to the UK earlier than planned.
The remainder of the information will be published in the usual way in the quarterly transparency returns, available here:
https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-ministers-meetings-hospitality-gifts-and-overseas-travel. The next publication is due February 2022.