Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs, Shadow Minister (Trade), Trade & Industry; Cotswold, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what (a) representations he has made and (b) reports he has received on the (i) imprisonment and (ii) welfare of Simon Mann in Harare; and if he will make a statement.
Meg Munn (Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office; Sheffield, Heeley, Labour)
When a British national is detained overseas, our principal role is to take an interest in their welfare. Consular officials have visited Simon Mann regularly and, where appropriate, raised any concerns with the Zimbabwean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.