HC Deb 14 January 1977 vol 923 c599W
Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will indicate the grade and the function of the Greek national employed in the British Embassy in Moscow.

Mr. Tomlinson

The Greek national in question—who was born in Russia of Greek parents and is permanently domiciled in the Soviet Union—is employed as a locally engaged officer Grade I. His duties include day-to-day supervision of the Russian locally engaged staff of the Embassy, comprising clerks, translators, cleaners, drivers, repairmen, etc., and liaison with Soviet organisations on administrative matters.