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 John Pugh John Pugh Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Education) 12:44 pm, 18th January 2017

In response to a written question from my right hon. Friend Tom Brake, the Foreign Office revealed that it had spent £300,000 and more on training the Burmese army. Would that money not be better spent on exposing and verifying human rights violations?