§ Mr. Madden
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when a decision by the British embassy in Islamabad on the application by Taqir Mahmood (Ref. IMM/B2368) to join his wife in the United Kingdom will be made; by what date the documents requested by the post of the sponsor in the United Kingdom were received; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Dr. Liam Fox
I have asked our high commission in Islamabad to provide me with a detailed account of the position. Thereafter, I will send the hon. Member a substantive reply as soon as possible.