FCO Minister Alistair Burt appears before Foreign Affairs Committee

20 March 2012

The Minister is giving evidence to the Foreign Affairs Committee as part of its inquiry into "British foreign policy and the 'Arab Spring': the transition to democracy". This is the fourth and final oral evidence session in the inquiry and follows the Committee's visit to Egypt, Libya and Tunisia earlier this month.

The Committee will question the Minister about the UK's relations with those countries that are undergoing democratic transition and the implications of the Arab Spring for security and democracy in the wider region.


Tuesday 20 March 2012 in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House

Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting are advised to allow approximately 20 minutes in order to pass through security

At 4.15 pm

  • Alistair Burt MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Middle East and North Africa, and
  • Dr Christian Turner, Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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