§ Mr. David Watkins
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what official visits were made by Ministers of Her Majesty's Government in his Department during 1974 to Iraq, Kuwait, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Algeria.
§ Mr. Hattersley
The then Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Lord Balniel, paid an official visit to Kuwait from 20th to 23rd January 1974. There were no other visits by Foreign and Commonwealth Office Ministers to the States in question in 1974.