§ Mrs. Ewing
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list(a) the total expenditure on embassy budgets and (b) the levels of embassy staff for the years 1992–93 and 1993–94; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Goodlad
The cost of running diplomatic missions overseas, including notional rents for owned properties, was:
- £365 million
- £398 million
Total United Kingdom-based staff employed in diplomatic missions overseas and paid for by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office were:
Total locally engaged staff employed in diplomatic missions overseas were: