HC Deb 10 July 2003 vol 408 c987W
Mr. Drew

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what investigation he has made of the conditions in which British prisoners in Pakistan are being held. [123464]

Mr. Mullin

At present there are nine British prisoners in Pakistan. Our consular staff in Islamabad and Karachi aim to visit British prisoners in Pakistan quarterly to check on their welfare. We do all that we properly can to ensure that detained British nationals are treated in accordance with agreed international human rights standards.

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