§ Mr. Cyril D. Townsend
asked the Lord Privy Seal what is the present fixed limit on the number of Soviet officials who are resident in the United Kingdom for more than three weeks: and what it was on 1 March 1974.
§ Mr. Blaker
The following fixed limits are placed on the number of Soviet officials resident in the United Kingdom for periods longer than three months:
Soviet Embassy 93 Soviet Trade Delegation 47 Other Soviet organisations, including commercial organisations, press, etc 106 Temporary appointments to the Soviet Trade Delegation for periods of 1–3 months 13
These limits have remained unchanged since 1971.