§ Mr. Corbyn
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations have been made to the Government of Sri Lanka concerning violations of human rights; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
We have frequently pressed the Sri Lankan Government to act responsibly and with full respect for the human rights of all its citizens in their efforts to overcome terrorism. We discuss human rights questions at regular intervals with the Sri Lankan authorities, both in Colombo and in London.