HC Deb 06 August 1976 vol 916 cc1096-7W
Mrs. Chalker

asked the Secretary of State for Trade how many Foreign and Commonwealth Office staff have attended commercial courses run by his Department in each of the last five years; and how many such courses his Department has run.

Mr. Clinton Davis

Courses for commercial diplomatic officers are organised by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with assistance from the Department of Trade. The number of courses and the number of participants from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office was as follows:

Courses Participants
1971–72 10 88
1972–73 16 84
1973–74 24 84
1974–75 48 153
1975–76 33 86