HC Deb 22 March 1999 vol 328 c59W
Mr. Vaz

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he expects to announce the appointments of British ambassadors to(a) Bahrain and (b) Yemen. [77755]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

Mr. Peter Ford will be replacing Mr. Ian Lewty as HM Ambassador to Bahrain in April 1999. This appointment was officially announced on 10 November 1998. Mr. Victor Henderson took up his post as HM Ambassador to the Republic of Yemen in October 1997. There are no current plans for the succession to him.