§ Lord Janner of Braunstone
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What cutbacks have been made in overseas Foreign and Commonwealth Office staff appointments during the years 1999–2004, up to the end of September 2004. [HL4524]
§ Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean
None. During the period for which full details are available financial year 2000–01 financial year 2003–04, total UK based Foreign and Commonwealth Office appointments increased by 16 full-time equivalents.