Skip to main content

Embassies: Festivals and Special Occasions

Volume 508: debated on Monday 29 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether it is his Department's policy that British missions overseas should hold celebrations to mark the official birthday of Her Majesty the Queen as a part of their diplomatic and trade promotion activities; and which missions will be holding such an event in 2010. (325001)

No records are held centrally of local celebrations of HM the Queen’s birthday and the frequency and precise nature of such events is at the discretion of the head of mission.