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Guatemalan Military Visitors

Volume 264: debated on Thursday 19 October 1995

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many visas to visit Britain have been granted to representatives of the Guatemalan military in each of the past five years. [37983]

The available information shows that entry clearances have been issued under the Foreign and Commonwealth United Kingdom military training assistance scheme to three serving Guatemalan officers in 1995 to attend military training courses in the United Kingdom. In addition, five teachers working for the Guatemalan military authorities have been issued with entry clearances in 1995 to attend short English language training courses in the United Kingdom, under a scheme linked to UKMTAS. No entry clearances for journeys to the United Kingdom for this purpose were issued prior to 1995.