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Committee of Permanent Representatives: Secondment

Volume 459: debated on Thursday 3 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many British civil servants were seconded to work full-time for the Committee of Permanent Representatives in each year between 1997 and 2006. (134810)

The Committee of Permanent Representatives is divided into two parts. The UK is represented in COREPER I by the UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the EU and in COREPER II by the UK Permanent Representative to the EU. No UK official, nor that of any other member state, is seconded to either part of COREPER.