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Official Visits

Volume 174: debated on Thursday 14 June 1990

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To ask the Prime Minister if she will list those countries to which she has paid an official visit in each of the last 11 years, indicating in each case whether the visit was followed by an oral statement to the House.

I have paid an official visit to the following countries in the past 11 years:

Country
1979
JuneFrance
June–JulyAustralia
OctoberItaly, Luxembourg, West Germany
DecemberUnited States
1980
MayYugoslavia
SeptemberFrance, Greece, Yugoslavia
NovemberItaly, West Germany
DecemberIrish Republic
1981
FebruaryNetherlands, United States
AprilIndia, Saudi Arabia
SeptemberBahrain, Kuwait
OctoberUnited Arab Emirate, Oman, Qatar, Pakistan, Mexico
NovemberWest Germany
1982
JulyItaly
SeptemberChina, Hong Kong India, Japan
OctoberWest Germany
NovemberFrance
1983
JanuaryFalkland Islands
SeptemberNetherlands, Canada, United States
NovemberWest Germany, India
DecemberGreece (twice)
1984
JanuaryFrance, Italy
FebruaryHungary, Soviet Union
MarchBelgium
AprilPortugal
MayFrance
JuneFrance
NovemberIndia, France
DecemberIrish Republic, China, Hong Kong, United States
1985
FebruaryUnited States
MarchSoviet Union, Belgium
AprilMalaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Saudi Arabia
MayWest Germany
JuneItaly
JulyUnited States
Country
SeptemberEgypt, Jordan
OctoberBahamas, United States
NovemberBelgium
DecemberLuxembourg
1986
JanuaryFrance
MarchItaly
MaySouth Korea, Japan, Israel
JuneNetherlands
JulyCanada
SeptemberNorway, West Germany
NovemberUnited States, France
DecemberFrance
1987
MarchSoviet Union
JuneItaly, Belgium
JulyUnited States, Jamaica, France
SeptemberWest Germany
OctoberCanada
NovemberFrance
DecemberDenmark
1988
JanuaryKenya, Nigeria
FebruaryBelgium (twice)
AprilTurkey
JuneFrance, Canada, West Germany
AugustBahrain, Oman, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, UAE (stopover)
OctoberItaly
NovemberPoland, United States, France
1989
FebruraryWest Germany, France
MarchMorocco, Nigeria (stopover), Zimbabwe, Malawi
AprilWest Germany, Namibia
MayLuxembourg, Belgium
JuneSpain
JulyFrance
SeptemberJapan, Soviet Union
OctoberMalaysia, Qatar (stopover)
NovemberUnited States, France
DecemberBelgium, France
1990
JanuaryFrance
AprilBermuda, Turkey, Irish Republic
JuneSoviet Union
Oral statements to the House are made whenever appropriate.