HC Deb 11 February 1946 vol 419 cc16-7W
Sir P. Macdonald

asked the President of the Board of Trade who is his present representative in Chicago and what is his- rank; and what staff and facilities are at his disposal for the purpose of trade representation in that city.

Sir S. Cripps

Mr. W. H. Gallienne is responsible for the work of the Chicago Consular district under the general guidance and direction of the Minister Commercial at His Majesty's Embassy in Washington. Mr. Gallienne is a member of His Majesty's Foreign Service and holds the rank of His Majesty's Consul-General. The senior staff comprises one officer of the rank of His Majesty's Consul, who is specially charged with the commercial work of the post, and also two Vice Consuls. There is a supporting staff of junior officers.