HL Deb 15 December 1997 vol 584 c63WA
Lord Avebury

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What response they will make to the request of the United Nations General Assembly and the Commission on Human Rights for contributions to the Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

We contributed £30,750 to the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture earlier this year and intend to make a further contribution in 1998.