A visit by Secretary General of the SPD, Klaus Uwe Benneter, to London, organised by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation London. Part of the programme was a meeting with Pat McFadden, then head of the Political Office, at No. 10 Downing Street, and some of his colleagues.
The interpreting style for this informal exchange in a small group was whispering into German, consecutive into English.
Nita Clarke of the Political office, who was also present, wrote afterwards: “… it was very nice to meet you and I can assure you I was sincere in my praise of your work.”