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Departmental Public Expenditure

Volume 492: debated on Wednesday 20 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to his answer of 27 April 2009, Official Report, column 1032W, on departmental public expenditure, how many overseas posts received overseas price mechanism uplifts in 2008-09; and how much uplift funding each such post received. (272912)

The following table highlights the posts that received an uplift in 2008-09. The exchange rate risk for posts in the Americas is managed by a devolved budget holder. The budget holder received a total £7.595 million uplift to maintain post budgets in 2008-09.

£

Post

Uplift received in 2008-09

Abu Dhabi

89,902

Abuja

751,193

Accra

477,031

Addis Ababa

156,942

Alexandria

21,500

Algiers

228,904

Amman

405,679

Amsterdam

17,735

Ankara

632,821

Ashgabat

52,011

Asmara

23,568

Astana

146,233

Athens

484,823

Auckland

9,450

Baghdad

261,830

Bahrain

61,242

Baku

304,787

Bandar Seri Begawan

85,111

Bangkok

390,981

Banjul

81,620

Basra

34,556

Beijing

1,090,543

Beirut

148,465

Belgrade

443,620

Berlin

817,569

Berne

483,561

Bordeaux

4,473

Bratislava

165,814

Brisbane

26,911

Brussels

1,701,033

Bucharest

170,041

Budapest

375,523

Cairo

297,047

Canberra

363,543

Capetown

25,497

Chennai

16,993

Chisinau

94,597

Chongqing

219,847

Colombo

409,930

Copenhagen

462,913

Dakar

84,857

Damascus

105,441

Dar es Salaam

121,414

Dhaka

263,196

Doha

248,162

Dubai

467,320

Dublin

441,892

Dushanbe

63,304

Dusseldorf

543,737

Ekaterinburg

61,387

Freetown

120,514

Geneva

617,328

Guangzhou

338,070

Hanoi

94,017

Harare

95,000

Helsinki

293,429

Ho Chi Minh City

74,672

Hong Kong

184,135

Honiara

13,830

Islamabad

81,925

Istanbul

243,005

Istanbul

243,005

Italian network

1,295,096

Jakarta

189,011

Jerusalem

312,782

Jo'burg

39,368

Kabul

818,168

Kampala

121,968

Karachi

6,442

Kathmandu

10,172

Khartoum

633,972

Kiev

390,733

Kigali

243,954

Kinshasa

84,087

Kolkata

8,202

Kuala Lumpur

77,313

Kuwait

319,527

Lagos

1,576,786

Lille

16,739

Lilongwe

40,894

Lisbon

333,442

Ljubljana

130,968

Luanda

163,161

Lusaka

184,315

Luxembourg

72,356

Lyon

11,768

Manila

191,687

Maputo

131,839

Marseille

405

Melbourne

38,791

Minsk

21,927

Moscow

1,037,768

Mumbai

42,389

Munich

143,222

Muscat

196,152

Nairobi

742,066

New Delhi

254,554

Nicosia

347,358

Osaka

411,217

Oslo

137,382

Paris

1,632,629

Perth

17,905

Phnom Penh

95,432

Port Louis

92,495

Port Moresby

23,919

Prague

420,557

Pretoria

169,078

Pristina

141,918

Rabat

214,806

Rangoon

142,402

Reykjavik

-85,197

Riga

159,620

Riyadh

543,422

Sana'a

192,750

Sarajevo

143,148

Shanghai

369,585

Singapore

339,484

Skopje

120,945

Sofia

225,618

Spain network

1,384,831

St Petersburg

177,674

Stockholm

281,444

Strasbourg

9,158

Suva

51,014

Sydney

90,327

Taipei

232,491

Tallinn

158,157

Tashkent

127,370

Tbilisi

137,460

Tehran

512,350

Tel Aviv

523,376

The Hague

332,616

Tirana

76,686

Tokyo

2,283,701

Tripoli

302,539

Tunis

124,977

Ulaanbaatar

33,503

Valletta

131,263

Vienna

518,796

Vilnius

158,877

Warsaw

539,535

Wellington

27,922

Yaounde

85,956

Yerevan

107,561

Zagreb

175,617

Sub Total

40,815,638

+ Americas

7,595,000

Total

48,410,638