HC Deb 23 May 1988 vol 134 c27W
Mr. Galloway

To ask the Secretary of State of Foreign Commonwealth Affairs if he has any information about the arrest of Ms. Susan Wescott, a British passport-holder, by the South African authorities on 8 May near Johannesburg; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Mellor

We are aware of the arrest, together with three other persons, of Mrs. Susan Donnelly (née Wescott) in South Africa on 8 May 1988. Her Majesty's consul at Johannesburg saw her on 16 May. No formal charges have yet been laid. Mrs. Donnelly's brother has engaged a lawyer to represent her.

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