Human Rights: Burma

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:44 pm on 18th January 2017.

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Photo of Rehman Chishti Rehman Chishti Conservative, Gillingham and Rainham 12:44 pm, 18th January 2017

On having an independent UN investigation into this matter, the Minister said initially that there needs to be a consensus. Then he said he would work together with others for a consensus. Can he go a step further than the answer he gave to Alex Salmond and say that rather than working with others, the UK will lead the way in building that consensus, as a permanent member of the UN Security Council?