Sudan: British Nationals Abroad

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 15 May 2023.

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Photo of Beth Winter Beth Winter Labour, Cynon Valley

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how many (a) British nationals, (b) UK passport holders and (c) NHS employees have registered their presence in Sudan following the start of military action in that country on 15 April 2023.

Photo of Andrew Mitchell Andrew Mitchell Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (Minister for Development), Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (Minister for Development and Africa)

As of 24 April, over 2,500 people had contacted the FCDO to either register their presence in Sudan or request assistance from there.

Since 25 April the UK has supported the departure of 2,450 people, including British nationals, dependants, Sudanese NHS medical staff and other eligible nationals.

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