§ Mr. Thurnham
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will review the decision to close the British embassy in Bucharest from 15 December to 11 January.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
There has been no such decision. During the period in question, the British embassy in Bucharest will close only on 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 January, apart from weekends. The visa section is normally closed to the public every Thursday.