§ Mr. Maples
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many people accompanied the Chinese President on his state visit,(a) arriving with him and (b) in advance; into which categories these people fell; and how many of them were known to his Department to be from the Chinese police or other security services. 
§ Mr. Battle
The Chinese President was accompanied by 140 people froM China: 14 members of his official suite, 70 staff, 29 media correspondents and a plane crew of 27, all of whom arrived with the President. Thirty-five people had security responsibilities.