Refugee Convention

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 1st December 2022.

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Photo of Lord Green of Deddington Lord Green of Deddington Crossbench

To ask His Majesty's Government what plans they have to withdraw from (1) the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, and (2) the 1966 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees; and if they have any such plans, what assessment they have made of the need for parliament to have a role in such withdrawals.

Photo of Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

The Government does not have plans to withdraw from the Refugee Convention and its Protocol.

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