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Saudi Arabia: Embassies

Volume 477: debated on Thursday 12 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many letters the British consulate in Riyadh received in (a) the last month and (b) the last 12 months. (208289)

During April 2008 the consular section of our embassy in Riyadh received a total of 793 letters, faxes and e-mails from members of the general public.

An exact figure for the last 12 months is not available, but it is estimated that during the period 1 June 2007 to 31 May 2008 the consular section received a total of approximately 7,700 letters, faxes and e-mails from members of the general public.