Torture

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 3rd November 2015.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 18 September 2015 to Question 9704, whether his Department plans to renew its 2011 to 2015 Strategy for the Prevention of Torture.

Photo of David Lidington David Lidington The Minister for Europe

The Government remains committed to torture prevention work globally as evidenced by the launch of the new edition of the Torture Reporting Handbook on 24 September 15 and our ongoing support for torture prevention work through the UN and other multilateral institutions. The Government continues to pursue the 2011-2015 Strategy for the Prevention of Torture.

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