§ Lord O'HAGAN
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many officials, and of which rank, work in—
how many have degrees from Continental universities; and how many have worked in the institutions of the EEC or the Council of Europe.
- (a) the European Integration Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office; and
- (b) the European Unit of the Cabinet Office;
§ Baroness LLEWELYN-DAVIES of HASTOE
: The information requested is as follows:
(a)The European Integration Departments (Internal and External) of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office:
Counsellors 3 Special Advisers on European Community Law 1 First Secretaries 13 Second Secretaries 2 Supporting staff 35 Total 54
(b) The European Unit of the Cabinet Office
Permanent Secretary 1 Deputy Secretary 1 Assistant Under Secretary 1 Assistant Secretaries 2 Principals 4 Higher Executive Officers 2 Supporting Staff 12 Total 23
Although several of these officials have attended Continental universities for courses of study of up to a year, none of them holds a degree from such a university nor have any of them worked in the institutions of the EEC or the Council of Europe.