HC Deb 18 July 2001 vol 372 c259W
Mr. Dismore

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made as part of the EU accession process, of the policy of(a) Hungary, (b) the Czech Republic and (c) Poland towards the restitution of assets to refugees from, and survivors of, Nazi persecution and their families; and if he will make a statement. [4128]

Peter Hain

The UK continues to urge the candidate countries to resolve any outstanding restitution issues as soon as possible. However, their policies on this issue fall outside the criteria they are required to meet for accession to the European Union and are not therefore part of the enlargement process.

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