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Part of Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office – in the House of Commons on 20th April 2021.

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Photo of Elliot Colburn Elliot Colburn Conservative, Carshalton and Wallington

As chair of the all-party parliamentary group for Tamils, I thank the FCDO for its work in securing the new resolution on accountability in Sri Lanka at the recent UN Human Rights Council sessions. However, from speaking to Tamils in Carshalton and Wallington and across the UK, there is obviously still more to do, so could the Minister outline what steps the UK is taking to implement the UN high commissioner’s recommendations on applying sanctions and travel embargos and filing cases against alleged war crimes under universal jurisdiction?