Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Karen Lumley (Redditch, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps his Department is taking to help ensure the safety of the former President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed and the Maldivian Democratic Party.
Alistair Burt (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Afghanistan/South Asia, counter terrorism/proliferation, North America, Middle East and North Africa), Foreign and Commonwealth Office; North East Bedfordshire, Conservative)
As the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend
I have spoken to former President Nasheed on a number of occasions, most recently on