No. 10 Downing Street

reference, no. 10 downing streetA 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.”