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Overseas Diplomatic Posts

Volume 454: debated on Tuesday 5 December 2006

16. To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans she has to change the number of UK diplomatic posts overseas as part of the comprehensive spending review process. (107320)

We keep the network of diplomatic posts overseas under constant review. Resources are redeployed in order to best align them to meeting the pressures of globalisation, and challenges such as climate change, terrorism and migration. The comprehensive spending review is still on-going.