HC Deb 23 November 1964 vol 702 c131W
82. Commander Courtney

asked the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, what is the annual cost of Her Majesty's diplomatic representation in Sofia, including the pay and allowances of the members of the Mission.

Mr. George Thomson

The annual cost of maintaining Her Majesty's Embassy in Sofia for the year 1963–64 was approximately £73,000. Of this figure £49,000 represented the salaries and foreign and rent allowances of the United Kingdom based members of the staff.