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South African Diplomats

Volume 35: debated on Monday 17 January 1983

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to his reply on 23 November to the hon. Member for Aberdeen, North, Official Report, c. 445, concerning South African diplomats, why Warrant Officer Klue does not appear in the published list; what his diplomatic status was; and if he will publish in the Official Report the names of personnel attached to the South African embassy who are covered by diplomatic status and therefore protected from prosecution in connection with criminal activities.

The list published in the Official Report on 23 November was of those staff members of the South African embassy who hold diplomatic rank. Warrant Officer Klue was a member of the administrative and technical staff who enjoy only restricted immunities. His name was not, therefore included.