HC Deb 28 February 1934 vol 286 c1100
36. Captain CAZALET

asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department what representative, if any, is attached to the British Embassy at Bagdad for commercial purposes?


At present a Commercial Secretary, Grade III, forms part of the staff of His Majesty's Embassy at Bagdad. On the transfer of this officer to Haifa as Commercial Agent in Palestine from 1st April next, Commercial Intelligence work in Iraq will be transacted by His Majesty's Consular officers in that country.