Piracy off the coast of Somalia

24 October 2011

The Foreign Affairs Committee will hold its fourth evidence session in its inquiry into Piracy off the coast of Somalia.

The session will examine the experiences of Mr and Mrs Chandler when their yacht was hijacked by pirates in October 2009 and will focus on the initial naval response to the hijacking, the Chandlers’ experience as hostages, and efforts by the FCO and others to secure their release.

The meeting will begin in public before moving into private session.The session has been re-scheduled following a postponement from 11 October.


At 5.10 pm, Monday 24 October, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

  • Paul and Rachel Chandler

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