HC Deb 12 July 1972 vol 840 cc377-8W
Mr. William Hamilton

asked the Prime Minister how many members of the Royal Family, and how many Royal personnel from overseas, he has officially received at number 10 Downing Street since June, 1970; and if he will list their names.

The Prime Minister

The following are the lists, in chronological order, of Royal visitors to No. 10 Downing Street since June, 1970:

Members of the Royal Family

H.R.H. The Prince of Wales—on a visit to see the operation of the Prime Minister's Office.

H.R.H. Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon—for a Reception for the Victoria League on its 70th birthday.

H.R.H. Princess Alexandra and the Hon. Angus Ogilvy—on the occasion of a dinner for the Prime Minister of Singapore.

Members of Overseas Royal Families

H.R.H. Prince Fahd bin Abdul Aziz—Second Deputy Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia (also on a subsequent visit).

H.M. King Hussein of Jordan—during his visit to Britain.

H.R.H. Crown Prince Hassan of Jordan—during his visit to Britain.

H.H. Sultan of Brunei—during his visit to Britain.

H.M. Sultan Qabus of Oman—during his visit to Britain.

H.H. Shaikh Khalifah bin Hamad al Thani—then Deputy Ruler of Qatar.

H.I.H. Princess Ashraf of Iran—Delegate to the UN Convention on the Rights of Women.

H.I.M. Haile Selassie and members of his family—during his visit to Britain.

H.I.M. The Shah and H.I.M. The Shahbanou of Iran—during their visit to Britain.