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Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 11th July 2022.

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Photo of Catherine West Catherine West Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many Ministerial visits to the Indo-Pacific region there have been in each year since 2010.

Photo of Amanda Milling Amanda Milling Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

Ministers from now FCDO and legacy FCO and DFID Departments made 296 visits to Indo-Pacific countries in each of the following years, including countries being visited more than once in a year.

Year

xFCO

xDFID

2010 [from May]

13

4

2011

24

3

2012

20

9

2013

23

6

2014

16

5

2015

18

6

2016

21

3

2017

24

3

2018

35

2

2019

20

1

2020 [Jan-Aug]

6

0

Post FCDO merger

FCDO

2020 [Sept-Dec]

4

2021

18

2022

12

Ministerial visits as recorded on Gov.UK between May 2010-September 2021 (xFCO) FCO ministerial gifts, hospitality, travel and meetings - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) and (xDFID) Ministerial gifts, hospitality, travel and meetings with external organisations in the Department for International Development - data.gov.uk

No data published for xDFID Ministerial travel between July-August 2012 and July- September 2017.

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