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Libya: Embassies

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much the Libyan diplomatic mission in the UK owes in outstanding (a) parking fines, (b) congestion charges and (c) business rates. (294792)

In June 2009, when the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s annual written ministerial statements on alleged abuses of diplomatic privileges and immunities were published, the Libyan embassy owed £2,760 in outstanding parking fines and £1,080 in congestion charge fees. They had no outstanding arrears for national non-domestic rates.