§ Mr. Evelyn King
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what factors have caused him to increase the number of civil servants employed in his Department.
§ Mr. George Thomson
As my hon. Friend explained in reply to a Question asked by the hon. Member for Woking (Mr. Onslow) on 21st October, the staff of the Foreign Office has decreased not increased in recent years.—[OFFICIAL REPORT; Vol. 734, c.83.]