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, whether his Department records how many (a) British nationals, (b) UK passport holders and (c) NHS employees still wish to be evacuated from Sudan following the end of flights from Wadi Seidna air base on 30 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)

Since 25 April we have assisted the departure of 1,243 British nationals through flights to Cyprus. Anyone still in Sudan should sign up for Travel Advice alerts.  We continue to communicate with British nationals through our Travel Advice and other targeted communications with those who have registered with us.

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