Korean Peninsula - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:59 pm on 5th September 2017.

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Photo of Baroness Smith of Newnham Baroness Smith of Newnham Liberal Democrat 2:59 pm, 5th September 2017

Are sanctions that affect only the ordinary people of North Korea, who have not chosen to eat grass, in the words of Vladimir Putin, actually effective? What efforts are Her Majesty’s Government undertaking to try to ensure that future sanctions target the leader, not the people, of North Korea?