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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:30 pm on 10th February 1998.

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Photo of Mr Michael Colvin Mr Michael Colvin Conservative, Romsey 3:30 pm, 10th February 1998

During the visits to the Gulf by the Foreign Secretary and the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the hon. Member for Leeds, Central (Mr. Fatchett), was any contact made with the Gulf Co-operation Council to find out whether economic sanctions against Saddam Hussein could be strengthened, and whether greater unity among Arab states could be achieved, which is always difficult to do?