§ Richard Burden
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the oral statement by the Under-Secretary, my hon. Friend the Member for Exeter (Mr. Bradshaw), of 8 January 2002,Official Report, column 414, on Israel, what assessment he has made of the circumstances surrounding the arrest of Dr. Mustapha Barghouthi by Israeli forces. 
§ Mr. Bradshaw
I replied to my hon. Friend by letter on 30 January. Copies of this letter have been placed in the Libraries of the House.