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France: Diplomatic Service

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL1480, tabled on 28 June 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the British ambassador to France is appointed to serve the United Kingdom or Great Britain.

Answered on

12 July 2021

Her Majesty's Ambassador to the French Republic is formally approved by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Head of State of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. As an official of Her Majesty's Government, a British Ambassador therefore represents the whole of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.