Asia Bibi

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 5th November 2018.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Trade), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the granting of asylum to Asia Bibi following her acquital of the charge of blasphemy.

Photo of Mark Field Mark Field Minister of State

Asia Bibi’s acquittal will be very welcome news to her family and those who have campaigned in Pakistan and around the world for her release. We are closely monitoring the situation and developments. The UK’s position on the death penalty in all circumstances and in all countries is well-known, we call for its abolition globally.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No5 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.