Female Genital Mutilation — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:37 am on 7th November 2013.

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Photo of Baroness Manzoor Baroness Manzoor Liberal Democrat 11:37 am, 7th November 2013

I thank the Minister for his reply. Does he welcome, as I do, the proposal that FGM should be treated by healthcare workers as a crime and reported to the police? Does he also welcome the work of the Liberal Democrat Minister, Lynne Featherstone, in prioritising the eradication of FGM in her work in the Department for International Development?