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(Ambassador to France)
|The United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in France.|
The British Ambassador to France is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in France, and is the head of Britain's diplomatic mission in Paris. The official title is Her Majesty's Ambassador to France.
Traditionally, the Embassy to France has been the most prestigious posting in the British foreign service, although in past centuries, diplomatic representation was lacking due to wars between the two countries and the Nazi occupation.
The Paris embassy also covers remotely the French overseas territories (including French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Réunion, French Polynesia, Mayotte, Wallis and Futuna, New Caledonia, Saint-Barthélemy) and Monaco.
Office Holders on Wikispooks
|Edward Llewellyn||9 November 2016|
|Julian King||January 2016||19 September 2016|
|Peter Ricketts||January 2012||January 2016|
|Peter Westmacott||2007||January 2012|
|John Holmes (British diplomat)||2001||2006|
|Christopher Soames||September 1968||27 October 1972|