§ Mr. Morgan
asked the Lord Privy Seal where there are British consulates in France; and what is the approximate total annual cost of running them.
§ Mr. Hurd
There are consular posts at Bordeaux, Lille Lyons, Marseilles and Le Havre. Their total cost in the financial year 1979–80, the most recent period for which details are available, was approximately £1.16 million. There are also honorary consular posts at Calais, Boulogne, Dunkirk, Perpignan, Epernay and Nantes which together cost £2,000 in 1979–80.