Anoosheh Ashoori

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 21st October 2019.

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Photo of Janet Daby Janet Daby Labour, Lewisham East

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when UK diplomats last met with the hon. Member for Lewisham East's constituent, Mr Anoosheh Ashoori.

Photo of Andrew Murrison Andrew Murrison Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

Iran does not recognise dual nationality and therefore does not permit consular access to British-Iranian detainees. Regardless, we continue to press the Iranian authorities for consular access.

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