§ Mr. Madden
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when visas were issued by the United Kingdom post in Islamabad to five musicians, led by Qadi Muhammad Tufail, born on 10 July 1935, to tour the United Kingdom at the invitation of the Al Falah Youth Organisation of Bradford; when that post was notified that all members of the group had been issued with work permits by the overseas labour section of the Department of Employment; when visit visa applications were made on behalf of the group; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
In the absence of any information about this case, we have asked the high commission in Islamabad for a full report. We shall arrange for the hon. Member to receive a substantive reply from the migration and visa correspondence unit of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as soon as possible.