HC Deb 12 May 1998 vol 312 c108W
Mr. Sarwar

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on his Department's first annual human rights report. [40513]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

My right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary undertook last July to publish an Annual Report on the Government's activities to promote human rights.

He published the first such Report jointly with the Secretary of State for International Development on 21 April. The Report illustrates activities in respect of human rights in a range of activities undertaken by the government in some 70 countries; as well as summarising our activities in the UN and other international organisations.

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