§ Jeremy Corbyn
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations have been made to the Government of Russia concerning the abuses of human rights in Chechnya; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Bradshaw
My right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary last raised the human rights situation in Chechnya with Foreign Minister Ivanov in March 2002, during the latter's visit to the UK. He also discussed Chechnya with the Russian Defence Minister in December 2001.