Iraqi Refugees

Part of Constitutional Reform – in the House of Commons at 4:50 pm on 3rd July 1991.

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Photo of Mr Tam Dalyell Mr Tam Dalyell , Linlithgow 4:50 pm, 3rd July 1991

The right hon. Member for Guildford (Mr. Howell) has rightly underlined the huge task facing the ODA. Is there not a case for lifting sanctions, particularly in relation to electricity generating equipment? Until electricity is flowing, it will be impossible to cope with a situation in which, according to Harvard medical school, more than 170,000 children under the age of five will die this year. Whatever one thinks about sanctions, that is the root of the matter.