Afghanistan — Statement

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 4:02 pm on 7th July 2010.

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Photo of Lord Sterling of Plaistow Lord Sterling of Plaistow Conservative 4:02 pm, 7th July 2010

My Lords, from a British perspective progress in Afghanistan is often measured through the lens of Helmand. Will the Minister give us a view as to whether he considers that this is a fair reflection of the security situation across the whole of the country?