Land Mines: Developing Countries

Department for International Development written question – answered on 17th January 2018.

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Photo of Kwasi Kwarteng Kwasi Kwarteng Conservative, Spelthorne

What steps her Department is taking to support the removal of land mines in developing countries.

Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

Landmines are indiscriminate weapons of war that maim and kill innocent children every day. UK support announced in April last year will make safe land equivalent to the size of over 20,000 football pitches and help 800,000 people live their lives free from the threat of mines.

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