§ Clare Short
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what action he has taken to secure access to Darfur for humanitarian relief; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Hilary Benn
[holding answer 25 May 2004]: I am gravely concerned about the situation in Darfur and the difficulties of ensuring humanitarian access to a displaced population of over 1 million.
I will be tabling a written ministerial statement on Thursday 27 May 2004.