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Recent Violence in India

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:31 pm on 3rd March 2020.

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Photo of Alicia Kearns Alicia Kearns Conservative, Rutland and Melton 12:31 pm, 3rd March 2020

The fact that the Indian Government have felt able to pass this law and some of the responses that we have seen to it are deeply distressing. Will my hon. Friend not only confirm that he will continue to raise this at the highest level but make a commitment that Foreign Office staff will now start planning how we can act to raise the pressure on this issue before there is any further escalation, rather than reacting in response to it?