To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many people were seconded to the United Kingdom's permanent representation to the European Community in Brussels in 1990 and 1991; and if he will break these figures down by Department of origin.
In 1990 and 1991 there were 22 seconded staff in addition to the 18 diplomatic service staff at the office of the United Kingdom permanent representative to the European Community, as follows:
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