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UK Trade and Investment: Iraq

House of Lords written question – answered on 11th June 2009.

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Photo of Lord Astor of Hever Lord Astor of Hever Shadow Minister, Defence, Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs, Shadow Minister, International Development

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many British-sponsored trade delegations have visited Iraq since the establishment of the new republic in 2005.

Photo of Lord Davies of Oldham Lord Davies of Oldham Deputy Chief Whip (House of Lords), HM Household, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords) , Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (and Deputy Chief Whip)

My right honourable friend, the Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills led a high level business delegation of 23 UK companies and one business support organisation to Basra and Baghdad in April 2009.

The Middle East Association has taken four UK trade missions to the Kurdistan Regional Governate over the period 2006-09.

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