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Asylum Seekers: Democratic Republicof Congo — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:46 pm on 17th May 2011.

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Photo of Lord Avebury Lord Avebury Liberal Democrat 2:46 pm, 17th May 2011

Is there a policy of refusing DRC asylum seekers on the grounds that, although they might be at risk in certain areas of the country, they should internally migrate to somewhere else where they would be free of persecution? Can the noble Baroness remind us what the courts have had to say about this policy of internal migration?