Female Genital Mutilation

International Development written question – answered on 12th September 2013.

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Photo of Helen Goodman Helen Goodman Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for the Home Department about those at risk of female genital mutilation seeking asylum in the UK.

Photo of Lynne Featherstone Lynne Featherstone The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development

I have had regular discussions with Home Office and other Government Ministers about a range of measures to protect girls from female genital mutilation in the UK and overseas, and to help eradicate this appalling practice.

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