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Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Languages

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 122671, tabled on 10 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many staff in the her Department's Consular Crisis Centre speak (a) Ukrainian, (b) Russian and (c) Polish.

Answered on

21 February 2022

The size of the Consular team reflects the demands of the Department. When necessary, this is supplemented by volunteer cadres from across the office, including to meet specific skills requirements.

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