§ Mr. Canavan
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to his answer of 19 June,Official Report, column 206, to the hon. Member for Leeds, West (Mr. Battle), what response he has received from the Brazilian authorities to his representations about human rights issues.
§ Mr. Garel-Jones
The Brazilian authorities have responded positively to our representations and have provided a copy of the interim report of the Brazilian Deputy Procurator General's recent inquiry into the causes of rural violence and violations of human rights.