Burundian Refugee Safety

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — International Development – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th June 2016.

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Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development 12:00 am, 29th June 2016

If that is the wish of the House, I am sure that both Departments will listen to it carefully. We are extremely concerned about the situation and have been for very many months. I am in regular contact with the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my hon. Friend James Duddridge, who has responsibility for Africa, about what he is doing on the diplomatic front and what we are doing in terms of planning contingencies in the event of an escalation of the humanitarian crisis.