HC Deb 02 December 1982 vol 33 c255W
Mr. George Cunningham

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list all international organisations situated in the United Kingdom which have been accorded diplomatic immunities since 1970.

Mr. Hurd

No international organisation receives immunity under the Diplomatic Privileges Act 1964. Those governmental international organisations in the United Kingdom which have been accorded the more limited privileges and/or immunities under the provisions of the International Organisations Acts 1968 and 1981 since 1970 are:

  • The Commission of the European Communities
  • The Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux
  • The European Investment Bank
  • The European Parliament Information Office
  • The European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts
  • The International Cocoa Organisation
  • The Inter-American Development Bank
  • The International Rubber Study Group
  • The International Lead and Zinc Study Group
  • The International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund
  • The International Maritime Satellite Organisation
  • The International Whaling Commission
  • The Joint European Torus
  • The Oslo and Paris Commissions