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Soft Power

Part of Foreign and Commonwealth Office – in the House of Commons on 17th March 2020.

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Photo of Catherine West Catherine West Labour, Hornsey and Wood Green

The British Council is an important institution. My constituent, who remains its employee, is still in Evin prison in Iran. What assessment has the Foreign and Commonwealth Office made of this morning’s announcement that some prisoners have been released? Is Aras Amiri, or indeed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, among them?