India: British Nationals Abroad

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 29th June 2020.

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Photo of Lisa Nandy Lisa Nandy Shadow Foreign Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what support the British High Commission in India are providing to UK nationals detained in India following their attendance at an event held in the Nizamuddin area of Delhi in March 2020.

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

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and our High Commission in New Delhi, are providing consular support to this group in the form of phone calls and we have raised medical and welfare concerns with the Indian authorities as appropriate. We are in direct contact with the individuals concerned, their families and lawyers.

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