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Dublin: British Embassy

Volume 715: debated on Tuesday 15 December 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what proposals they have to reduce the cost of running the British embassy in Dublin. [HL662]

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is pursuing a range of efficiency programmes in order to make our network of overseas representation more cost effective and efficient. By the end of the current three-year comprehensive spending round period the Europe network of posts, including the British embassy in Dublin, will have made efficiency savings of over £12.5 million.