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Climate Change

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 24 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many departmental (a) Ministers, (b) civil servants and (c) consultants, contractors or secondees working full-time or part-time for his Department attended the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali. (179195)

[holding answer 16 January 2008]: 10 Foreign and Commonwealth Office officials attended some or all of the 13th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bali, Indonesia. Seven of these staff are normally based in Jakarta, including our ambassador to Indonesia, Charles Humfrey, and three are normally based in London, including my right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change, John Ashton.