Nepal - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:57 pm on 27th October 2015.

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Photo of Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead Labour 2:57 pm, 27th October 2015

My Lords, is the Minister aware of the concerns that were recently expressed by the United Nations about the potential effects, as winter sets in, of the current fuel and food shortages in Nepal, and the likelihood of a very serious humanitarian crisis? Does she share the widely held view that the Nepalese Government are slow to approve aid distribution and are leaving the earthquake victims to fend for themselves?