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PM publishes meetings data

The Prime Minister's Office has today published details of visitors to Chequers including senior media figures.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Details published today include:

  1. The annual list of visitors to Chequers that have received Government hospitality.  For the first time this will include senior media figures who visited Chequers regardless of the nature of their visit.
  2. A list of all the senior media figures that the Prime Minister has met since the General Election.  The list includes proprietors, senior executives and editors of media organisations, in line with the advice given to the Prime Minister by the Cabinet Secretary.

Also published today is the proposed addendum to the Ministerial Code, as advised by the Cabinet Secretary and agreed by the Prime Minister.

It states:

The Government will be open about its links with the media.  All meetings with newspaper and other media proprietors, editors and senior executives will be published quarterly regardless of the purpose of the meeting.

Download: Government and senior media guests to Chequers

Download: Prime Minister’s meetings with proprietors, editors and senior media executives

Published 15 July 2011