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Kuwaiti Diplomat: Withdrawal From United Kingdom

Volume 590: debated on Monday 1 June 1998

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asked Her Majesty's Government:How many diplomats, with their families, were withdrawn during 1997 from posts in the United Kingdom at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office; in what countries' diplomatic missions they were employed; and what offences they were alleged to have committed. [HL1920]

In 1997 only one diplomat was withdrawn from his post in the United Kingdom at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The diplomat was employed by the Kuwaiti Embassy and was alleged to have committed assault/domestic violence.