HC Deb 25 November 1996 vol 286 c7W
Mr. Gerrard

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what consideration he has given in recent weeks to declaring Zaire a country in which there has been a fundamental change in circumstances under the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996. [5289]

Mr. Kirkhope

My right hon. and learned Friend has no present plans to declare that Zaire has undergone a major upheaval such that we would not seek to return people there for the time being. Most of Zaire is unaffected by the conflict in the east of the country.

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