§ Mr. Tom Arnold
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many British citizens are currently employed by the European Commission; and if he will classify them by grade.
§ Mr. Maude
The latest information shows that the European Commission employs 990 British citizens—409 A (administrative) grade, 179 B (executive) grade, 217 C (clerical and secretarial) grade, nine D (manual) grade and 176 L (linguistic) grade. Similar information for other institutions is being sought and a further reply will be given as soon as possible.