§ Mr. Atkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he has made any representation to the Government of the Kingdom of Nepal concerning the introduction of a secular state and freedom of religion with regard to its forthcoming new constitution.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
Yes. Her Majesty's ambassador in Kathmandu has expressed our concerns on these points on several occasions including to the Prime Minister of Nepal on 20 September.