North Korea: Assassination

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 27th March 2017.

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Photo of Lord Alton of Liverpool Lord Alton of Liverpool Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports that North Korea has issued orders to assassinate a British businessman who helped to facilitate the defection of North Korea's then deputy ambassador to London.

Photo of Baroness Anelay of St Johns Baroness Anelay of St Johns Minister of State, Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Any credible threat to the safety of a British national or a resident of the UK is matter for the relevant police authority to investigate.

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