§ Mr. David Atkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations have been made to the Pakistan Government in respect of the death sentence passed on Mr. Gul Pervaiz Masih.
§ Mr. Goodlad
We have been carefully monitoring the case of Mr. Gul Masih in consultation with EC partners and other like-minded countries. We are taking suitable opportunities to express our concern to the Pakistani authorities. We understand that the case has now gone to appeal.