Welsh Affairs

Part of International Women’S Day – in the House of Commons at 3:19 pm on 2nd March 2017.

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Photo of Stephen Crabb Stephen Crabb Conservative, Preseli Pembrokeshire 3:19 pm, 2nd March 2017

My ears pricked up when the hon. Gentleman mentioned that the Welsh Government currently fund 14 overseas offices to assist with international trade. Given the extensive global network of embassies and high commissions that the UK Government fund from Westminster precisely to assist with international development, why should taxpayers fund these duplicate offices?