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    DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND SKILLS

    QUARTERLY INFORMATION 01 JANUARY 31 MARCH 2011

GIFTS GIVEN OVER ?140

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills and President of the

    Board of Trade, Rt Hon Vincent Cable MP

    Date gift given To Gift Value Nil return

    Minister of State, (Universities and Science), Rt Hon David Willetts MP

    Date gift given To Gift Value Nil return

    Minister of State (Business and Enterprise), Mark Prisk MP

    Date gift given To Gift Value Nil return

Minister of State (Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning), John

    Hayes MP

    Date gift given To Gift Value Nil return

Minister of State (Trade and Investment), Lord Green

    Date gift given To Gift Value Nil return

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Employment Relations,

    Consumer and Postal Affairs), Edward Davey MP

    Date gift given To Gift Value Nil return

Parliamentary Secretary (Business, Innovation and Skills), Baroness

    Wilcox

    Date gift given To Gift Value Nil return

GIFTS RECEIVED OVER ?140

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills and President of the

    Board of Trade, Rt Hon Vincent Cable MP

    Date gift From Gift Value Outcome received

    Nil return

    Minister of State, (Universities and Science), Rt Hon David Willetts MP

    Date gift From Gift Value Outcome received

    Nil return

    Minister of State (Business and Enterprise), Mark Prisk MP

    Date gift From Gift Value Outcome received

    Nil return

    Minister of State (Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning), John Hayes MP

    Date gift From Gift Value Outcome received

    Nil return

Minister of State (Trade and Investment), Lord Green

    Date gift From Gift Value Outcome received

    16 HTC HTC Desire ?375 Held by the February Mobile Phone Department 2011

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Employment Relations,

    Consumer and Postal Affairs), Edward Davey MP

    Date gift From Gift Value Outcome received

    Nil return

Parliamentary Secretary (Business, Innovation and Skills), Baroness

    Wilcox

    Date gift From Gift Value Outcome received

    Nil return

    OVERSEAS TRAVEL

    Date(s) of Destination Purpose of trip ‘Scheduled’ Number of Total cost trip or No 32 officials including travel,

    (The Royal) accompanying and

    Squadron’ Minister, accommodation

    or ‘other where non-of Minister only

    RAF’ or scheduled

    ‘Charter’ or travel is used

    ‘Eurostar’

    Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills and President of the Board of Trade, Rt

    Hon Vincent Cable MP

    16 January Mumbai and Co-chair the Joint Scheduled ?1984 20 Delhi, India Economic and

    January Trade Committee

    21 Tanzania Visited two Scheduled ?0 February -and Kenya development

    24 projects funded by

    February Department for

    International

    Development

    Minister of State, (Universities and Science), Rt Hon David Willetts MP 21 January France, Franco-British Eurostar ?250 22 Versailles Colloque

    January

    21 Russia, Russian joint Scheduled ?621 February Moscow Commission

    22 meeting

    February

    09 March China, Going Global Scheduled ?0 13 March Hong Kong Conference

    28 March Mexico, To accompany the Scheduled ?3,678 31 March Mexico City/ DPM on a trade

    USA, mission in Mexico

    Washington and to discuss

    DC social mobility in

    USA

    Minister of State (Business and Enterprise), Mark Prisk MP

    11 January Belgium, German/UK Smart Eurostar ?300 -12 Brussels Regulation Update

    January

    29 January Doha, Trade Relations: Scheduled ?4000 02 Qatar, Airports

    February Kuwait City Delegation (Doha

    Kuwait and only).

    Amman,

    Jordan

    Minister of State (Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning), John Hayes MP Nil return

Minister of State (Trade and Investment), Lord Green

    20 January France, Franco-British Eurostar ?174 - 22 Versailles Colloque

    January

    27January Switzerland, Davos summit Scheduled ?1112 29 Zurich January

    15 Spain, Mobile World Scheduled ?216 February -Barcelona/ Congress

    17 Madrid

    February

    21 Qatar, Promote British Charter Costs met by

    February -Kuwait; trade and No10 24 Kuwait City, investment in

    February Jordan; Middle East

    Amman &

    Egypt; Cairo

    27 USA, Promote British Scheduled ?2618 February -Washington Trade policy

    28

    February

    12 March China & Promote British Scheduled ?748 24 March India, Delhi, trade and

    Mumbai, investment in

    Chennai, India/China

    Beijing,

    Chongqing

    Hong Kong

    30 March -Germany, German Banking Scheduled ?156 31 March Berlin Congress

    Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal

    Affairs), Edward Davey MP

    13 January Hungary, Informal EPSCO Scheduled ?233 -18 Budapest Council meeting

    January and bilateral

    meetings

    07January Poland, Visit to discuss Scheduled ?178 08 Warsaw priorities ahead of January Polish EU

    Presidency

    02 March Belgium, Accompanying the Scheduled ?389

    Brussels DPM at trade talks

    Parliamentary Secretary (Business, Innovation and Skills), Baroness Wilcox 09 March -Belgium, Competiveness Eurostar ?159 10 March Brussels Council

HOSPITALITY

Date of Name of organisation Type of hospitality received?

    hospitality

    Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills and President of the

    Board of Trade, Rt Hon Vincent Cable MP

    24 January BBC Lunch 10 February Financial Times Lunch 17 February Guardian Lunch 01 March Professional Business Dinner

    Services Group

    21 March Sky Lunch Minister of State, (Universities and Science), Rt Hon David Willetts MP 10 January The Times Lunch 12 January Oxford University Dinner 17 January TSL Education Lunch 18 January BBC Lunch 20 January Campaign for Social Lunch

    Sciences

    25 January Institute for Government Lunch 26 January The Spectator Dinner 02 February London Chambers of Breakfast

    Commerce

    08 February UK Israel Business Dinner 10-11 February University of Glasgow Meals and overnight

    accommodation 24 February Universities UK Dinner 01 March Policy Exchange Dinner 03-04 March University of Cambridge Meals and overnight

    accommodation 08 March The Times Breakfast 08 March Times Higher Education Lunch 12 March Universities UK Dinner 22 March ITN Lunch 23-24 March University of Cambridge Meals and overnight

    accommodation Minister of State (Business and Enterprise), Mark Prisk MP 01 March Professional Business Dinner

    Services Group

    Minister of State (Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning), John

    Hayes MP

    10 January Hewlett Packard Dinner 24 January University Technical Dinner

    Colleges

    26 January Associate Parliamentary Dinner

    Skills Group

    03 February Goldsmiths’ Dinner 28 March Hartlepool College of Dinner

    Further Education

    Minister of State (Trade and Investment), Lord Green 04 February Goldman Sachs Lunch

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Employment Relations,

    Consumer and Postal Affairs), Edward Davey MP

    16 February Daily Mail, Bloomberg Lunch

    24 February Sunday Times Dinner

    08 March Business in the Dinner

    Community

    09 March Financial Times Lunch

    09 March Tomorrow’s company Dinner

    15 March Independent Print Limited Lunch

    21 March Mcgrigors Dinner

    Parliamentary Secretary (Business, Innovation and Skills), Baroness Wilcox

    08 February Which? Dinner

    13 February Bafta Dinner

    22 March Everywoman Lunch

    ?Does not normally include attendance at functions hosted by HM Government; ‘diplomatic’ functions in the UK or abroad, hosted by overseas governments; minor refreshments at meetings, receptions, conferences, and seminars; and offers of hospitality which were declined

MEETINGS WITH EXTERNAL ORGANISATIONS

     1Date of Meeting Name of External Organisation Purpose of Meeting Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills and President of the

    Board of Trade, Rt Hon Vincent Cable MP

    January 2011 Google To discuss growth

    January 2011 Financial Reporting Council To discuss regulation January 2011 Trade Union Congress Regular meeting

    January 2011 EDF Energy To discuss energy

    issues

    January 2011 UK Financial Investments Ltd To discuss banking January 2011 Engineering Employers’ To discuss business

    Federation and regulatory issues January 2011 Atkins To discuss skills and

    jobs

    January 2011 British Chambers of Commerce Regular meeting

    February 2011 Institute of Directors Regular meeting

    February 2011 Investment Management To discuss regulation

    Association

    February 2011 Alstom Introductory meeting February 2011 Honeywell Introductory meeting February 2011 Pfizer Introductory meeting February 2011 Eli Lilly and Company Ltd To discuss science February 2011 Climate Change Committee To discuss green

    issues

    February 2011 Remuneration Consultants Group To discuss corporate

    governance

    February 2011 The Peel Group To discuss business February 2011 Trade Unions Congress To discuss

    employment

    February 2011 First To discuss regulation March 2011 Million + To discuss Higher

    Education

    March 2011 Russell Group To discuss Higher

    Education

    March 2011 Confederation of British Industry Regular meeting

    March 2011 Amelia Rope Chocolate Limited To discuss business March 2011 1994 Group To discuss Higher

    Education

    March 2011 BBC News Reception Liberal Democrat

    Spring Conference

    March 2011 Royal Mail To discuss business Minister of State, (Universities and Science), Rt Hon David Willetts MP

    January 2011 Academy of Medial Sciences To discuss science January 2011 GlaxoSmithKline To discuss science January 2011 Research in Motion To discuss innovation

     1 Does not normally include meetings with Government bodies such as other Government

    Departments and Agencies, non-departmental public bodies, Government reviewers, and

    representatives of Parliament, devolved or foreign governments.

    January 2011 UK Resource Centre To discuss science January 2011 Institute for Fiscal Studies, Oxford

    University, University of East To discuss Higher Anglia, London School of Education Economics, Higher Education

    Funding Council for England

    January 2011 GuildHE, Office for Fair Access,

    National Union of Students,

    Universities UK, Association of

    Colleges, Association of School To discuss Higher and College Leaders, Higher Education Education Funding Council for

    England, Student Loans

    Company, UCAS, The Sutton

    Trust

    January 2011 Academy of Medical Sciences, To discuss science

    London School of Economics,

    Wellcome Trust, GlaxoSmithKline

    January 2011 Pfizer To discuss business January 2011 Ann Mroz (THE) To discuss Higher

    Education

    January 2011 Google To discuss growth January 2011 Council for Independent To discuss Higher

    Education, 360 Education, Alpha Education

    Plus

    January 2011 BioIndustry Association To discuss science January 2011 Birkbeck College To discuss Higher

    Education

    January 2011 Higher Education Funding Council To discuss Higher

    for England, The Quality Education

    Assurance Agency for Higher

    Education, Association of

    Independent Higher Education

    Providers, British Accreditation

    Council, BPP University College

    of Professional Studies Limited,

    College of Law, Eversheds, ifs

    School of Finance, Institute of

    Contemporary Music

    Performance, Laureate, Pearson,

    Resource Development

    International Limited,

    Springboard4Asia

    January 2011 Cisco To discuss business February 2011 Laureate To discuss Higher

    Education

    February 2011 University College London To discuss science February 2011 Higher Education Policy Institute,

    Leicester University, Best of To discuss Higher

    Bristol, Higher Education Funding Education

    Council for England, Professor

    Graham Gibbs, Roehampton

    University London, University of

    Bristol, Financial Times, The

    Quality Assurance Agency for

    Higher Education, Higher

    Education Academy, Universities

    UK, University of Leeds

    February 2011 Higher Education Academy To discuss Higher

    Education

    February 2011 Moneysavingexpert.com To discuss higher

    education

    February 2011 European Space Agency To discuss science February 2011 Microsoft To discuss innovation February 2011 Royal College of Art To discuss higher

    education

    February 2011 ReNeuron, Amgen, UCB, To discuss science

    Johnson and Johnson, OSspray,

    GlaxoSmithKline, GE Healthcare,

    Pfizer, Eisai, Association of British

    Healthcare Industries, British In

    Vitro Diagnostics Association,

    BioIndustry Association,

    Association of British

    Pharmaceutical Industries,

    National Health Service

    February 2011 Arcadia To discuss science February 2011 Buckingham University To discuss Higher

    Education

    February 2011 University Vice-Chancellors To discuss Higher

    Education

    February 2011 SV Life Sciences Advisers Limited

    Liability Partnership, Abingworth

    Limited Liability Partnership,

    NESTA Investments, Oxford

    Capital Partners, Scottish Equity

    Partners, Imperial Innovations

    Limited, University College

    London, Albion Ventures, BVCA,

    Finance South East, Peakdale,

    Xceleron, Pfizer, Apposite Capital

    Limited Liability Partnership, To discuss science Newton Investment Management,

    Amadeus Capital Partners,

    Advent Venture Partners,

    Northstar Ventures, ACT Venture

    Capital Ltd, DFL Espirit Limited

    Liability Partnership, MTI Firms,

    WHEB Partners Limited Liability

    Partnership, Longbow Capital

    Limited Liability Partnership,,

    Calculus Capital Limited Liability

    Partnership, Aquarias Equity

    Partners Ltd

    February 2011 Pfizer Introductory meeting February 2011 Universities Scotland To discuss Higher

    Education

    February 2011 University of East Anglia To discuss Higher

    Education

    February 2011 University of East Anglia To discuss science February 2011 Pfizer Taskforce To discuss science February 2011 Croyden College To discuss Higher

    Education

    February 2011 Economic Policy Centre To discuss science February 2011 Pfizer To discuss science February 2011 Research Councils UK To discuss science February 2011 Universities Association for To discuss Higher

    Lifelong Learning Education

    February 2011 BCS Academy of Computing To discuss science March 2011 Pfizer Taskforce To discuss regional

    economy

    March 2011 Million+ To discuss Higher

    Education

    March 2011 Mark Thompson (BBC) To discuss science

    programming

    March 2011 Fiona Goodlee, (British Medical to discuss science

    Journal), Phil Campbell (Nature), policy

    Marr Cockerill (Biomed Central)

    March 2011 Leadership Foundation To discuss Higher

    Education

    March 2011 University of Cambridge, To discuss innovation

    Liverpool University, Edinburgh

    University, Sheffield University

    March 2011 Higher Education Funding Council To discuss Education

    for England, Association of

    Colleges, 157 Group, Mixed

    Economy Group, Association of

    Learning Providers, Universities

    UK, Guild HE, Newcastle College

    Group, Somerset College,

    Havering College, Peter Symonds

    College, Anglia Ruskin University,

    Open University, University of

    Plymouth, University of

    Hertfordshire, University of

    Sheffield, City & Guilds

    March 2011 Higher Education Funding Council To discuss Higher

    for England, UCAS Education

    March 2011 UCAS, Higher Education To discuss Higher

    Statistics Agency, Student Loans Education

    Company, Higher Education

    Funding Council for England

    March 2011 National Union of Students, To discuss Higher

    Trades Union Congress, Education

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