Language courses undertaken by Members [FOI 1011]

Request

A list of Members who have undertaken language courses funded by the House over the past two years and their costs.

Response

The policy relating to the funding of language lessons is set out at 18.1 of the Guide to Financial Support for Members:

Over the past two years one Member of the House has recovered the costs of a language course arranged by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.  The details are as follows:

Lord Risby -  French lessons - £500.