Diplomatic Service

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 5th March 2020.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Shadow Foreign Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of international law to protect diplomatic staff posted overseas.

Photo of Wendy Morton Wendy Morton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

We frequently assess the adequacy of international law to protect diplomats and other FCO employees posted overseas. We do so as part of our day to day business and in the context of specific provisions and cases as they arise.

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