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House of Lords written question – answered on 21st December 2011.

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Photo of Lord Hussain Lord Hussain Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to prevent the killing of unborn and new-born female babies abroad, particularly in China and India.

Photo of Lord Howell of Guildford Lord Howell of Guildford Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (International Energy Policy)

The Government condemn all instances of sex-selective abortion and infanticide. Our High Commissioner in Delhi and our Ambassador in Beijing will look for suitable opportunities to raise this matter with the Indian and Chinese Governments.

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