§ John McDonnell
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the progress being made in securing the rights of the Nuba people in the peace talks concerning the Sudan. 
§ Mr. Mullin
The arrangements for the administration of the Nuba Mountains Region of Sudan is currently under discussion at the peace talks in Naivasha, Kenya. We hope that agreement will be reached on this and the other outstanding issues soon.