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 Masham of Ilton Baroness Masham of Ilton Crossbench 11:37 am, 7th November 2013

My Lords, is the noble Earl aware that I took through your Lordships’ House the Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act 1985? Is he aware that I, too, am most frustrated by the lack of prosecutions? Why has France convicted people with this horrific condition and not us?