Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Questions (144)

Terence Flanagan

Question:

144. Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Taoiseach if he met with representatives of the US Chamber of Commerce at the World Economic Forum in Davos; if the issue of lobbying against proposals to ban tobacco advertising on cigarette packets was raised with him in Davos; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5397/14]

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Written answers (Question to Taoiseach)

I had no scheduled meeting with representatives of the US Chamber of Commerce at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos. However, I exchanged brief remarks with the President and CEO of the Chamber, Thomas Donoghue at one of the Forum events at which we were both present. We did not have a detailed discussion on any topic nor was the specific issue referenced in the question raised during any of my engagements at the World Economic Forum.