§ Sir Dudley Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the United Kingdom's current relationship with Iceland; when a Minister of the Crown or senior official last visited there; and if any such visit is planned in the near future.
§ Mr. Maude
The United Kingdom and Iceland have close and friendly bilateral relations reflecting historical ties and common interests. My hon. Friend the Minister of State for the Armed Forces visited Iceland in April 1989, and Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are to pay a state visit to Iceland in June this year. My right hon. Friend the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office will be in attendance.