asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether the British Council has announced the closure of its centre in Quito, Ecuador: and if so, what representations they have made to the British Council to continue the work of the language training centre in Quito, the CRADLE project and the British School.
The British Council operation in Quito, Ecuador, will close in July 2001. The announcement was made on
The CRADLE project, which was funded by the Department for International Development until 1996, and the British School are not part of the British Council's operation in Ecuador.