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Embassies And Consulates

Volume 122: debated on Tuesday 10 November 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the total expenditure in the past financial year for Her Majesty's Government' sembassy in Paris, and for each consulate and honorary consulate in France, broken down by salaries, accommodation and other expenses; and what is the budgeted total expenditure for each in the current year.

The running costs for 1986–87 for the FCO posts in France are as follows, together with the estimated total costs for 1987–88. The costs of honorary consulates cannot be identified separately, but are included in the cost of relevant supervising posts.

Mr. Shultz briefed the North Atlantic Council on 24 October on his discussions in Moscow as part of the process of regular and close consultations between the United States and its allies. He focused particularly on developments in the United States/Soviet arms control talks.