HC Deb 08 July 1996 vol 281 c1W
Mrs. Dunwoody

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what was the total number of employees of(a) British nationality and (b) indigenous nationality employed in high commissions in sub-Saharan Africa in (i) 1991–92 and (ii) 1995–96. [35092]

Mr. Hanley

On 31 March 1996, the high commissions in the 14 Commonwealth countries in sub-Saharan Africa employed 463 British nationals and 701 indigenous nationals. Equivalent information for 31 March 1992 is not available from all high commissions. The eight which were able to provide figures report 382 British and 459 indigenous nationals.