§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when (a) the detective seconded to the Dutch police and (b) the customs officer posted full-time to Pakistan, took up their posts abroad.
§ Mr. Hurd
The police officer took up his post in the Netherlands on 1 April 1984. I understand from my hon. Friend the Minister of State at Her Majesty's Treasury that 195W the customs officer went to Pakistan on 13 April. He was required to return to the United Kingdom on 15v May in connection with court proceedings and will resume his posting in Pakistan on 20 July.