§ Mr. Ron Brown
To ask the Prime Minister what representations he has made on behalf of Ian Richter, a British citizen presently held in Iraq; and if he will make a statement.
§ The Prime Minister
We remain concerned about the position of Mr. Ian Richter. We have regularly raised his case with the Iraqi authorities and our ambassador did so again shortly before he left Baghdad earlier this month.610W
We have made arrangements to ensure that Mr. Richter continues to receive visits and comforts. We are in close touch with his family here.