To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has received on (a) the security situation, (b) promotion of democracy, (c) press freedom and (d) civil liberties in Nepal.
I have not received any direct representations on Nepal in recent months on the issues of security, democracy, press freedom and civil liberties. However, my Department regularly receives visitors from a wide range of organisations and backgrounds, who come to raise these issues with us, among many other related concerns on Nepal. Since the beginning of this year we have received the following such representations: the Trade Union Congress who met my hon. Friend the Minister for Trade, Investment and Foreign Affairs (Ian Pearson) on