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Sir Simon steps down after five years as FCO Permanent Under-Secretary

Friday, April 17th 2015 - 03:08 UTC
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The Permanent Under-Secretary (PUS) at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Sir Simon Fraser, will step down after five years in the role and leave HM Diplomatic Service at the end of July 2015. He was appointed PUS, taking over from Sir Peter Ricketts, in August 2010. Read full article


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  • ilsen

    ... and he kept Argentina's attitudes towards the Falkland Islands where they remain.
    In the 'khazi'.

    Apr 17th, 2015 - 03:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GALlamosa

    Look for the story in the Argentine press that Alicia Castro forced him out.

    Apr 17th, 2015 - 10:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice

    ...are they giving away knighthoods for collecting tokens from a Cornflake packet now...

    Apr 17th, 2015 - 11:23 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 3 stop being an idiot, will you?

    What is it with you? We know your mixed race origins bridle against your top flight British education but just deal with it. Nobody else is bothered by it.

    You are FAR better than this, do not demean yourself with this nonsense, you DO know that senior civil servants are 'rewarded' by the use of the honours list, don't you?

    Apr 17th, 2015 - 12:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice


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